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Recipe : Entry # 7742
Name
Beverly Bentley
Phone
(256) 566-0782
Recipe Title
Granny's Chicken Salad
Recipe Theme
May: Chicken salad
Category
Main Dishes
Cooperative
Joe Wheeler EMC
Ingredients
4 large chicken breasts
1 1/2 -2 cups mayonnaise
1/2-1 cup sweet pickles, chopped
1 Tablespoon sugar or Splenda
1 or 2 apples, peeled or unpeeled and chopped
black pepper to taste
Optional ingredients: 1-2 cups chopped green or purple grapes
1/2-1 cup dried cranberries ( cran-raisins)
Directions
Cook chicken until tender, cool, and shred.
Mix ali other ingredients, as desired. Add additional mayonnaise if needed.
Chill and serve with snack crackers or in phyllo cups.
Tell us about your recipe
This is my Mom's recipe. She passed away in Jan. 2010 but she made great chicken salad. Every time my sister, Carlyn Claborn, or I make chicken salad, we think of her, Kylie Smith. Like all the grandkids did, we all referred to her as Granny and still do. She was the only person we knew that added apples to chicken salad but it was delicious and nutritious too. My sister and I just add the grapes and/or cran-raisins for variety and color.
Note:
This is for the May issue for chicken salad but that option was not available on the theme to select