← Back to Search Results
Chicken Salad

Photo by: Joseph De Leo
Comments: 1
 

Recipe

Yield: 6 to 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups cooked chicken, cut up into good-sized pieces
  • Salt and freshly ground white pepper
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup diced tender celery stalks
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon finely cut fresh tarragon leaves (or ¼ tsp dried tarragon)
  • 2/3 cup or so mayonnaise
  • Fresh salad greens, washed and dried

For decoration:

  • All or a choice of sliced or chopped hard-boiled eggs, parsley sprigs, strips of red pimiento

Directions

Toss the chicken with salt, pepper, olive oil, lemon juice, celery, onion, and walnuts. Cover and refrigerate at least 20 minutes or overnight. Drain out any accumulated liquid; toss with the parsley and tarragon. Taste analytically and correct seasonings. Fold in just enough mayonnaise to enrobe ingredients. Shred the greens, arrange on a platter, and mound the salad on top. Spread a thin coat of mayonnaise over the chicken and decorate with the eggs, parsley, and pimiento strips.


© 2000 Julia Child
 
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
  • themotherhenof3

    09.12.09 Flag comment

    Pictures would be helpful. Sounds good!

 

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

nigella-express Nigella Express
by Nigella Lawson
food-to-live-by Food to Live By
by Myra Goodman
a-bakers-odyssey A Baker's Odyssey
by Andrew Schloss
the-deen-bros-take-it-easy-quick-and-affordable-meals-the-whole-family-will-love The Deen Bros. Take It Easy...
by Bobby Deen, Jamie Deen
gluten-free-and-vegan-holidays Gluten-Free and Vegan Holidays
by Jennifer Katzinger
west-coast-cooking West Coast Cooking
by Greg Atkinson
cooking-for-friends Cooking for Friends
by Gordon Ramsay
the-whole-beast-nose-to-tail-eating The Whole Beast: Nose to Ta...
by Fergus Henderson
nancy-silvertons-sandwich-book Nancy Silverton's Sandwich ...
by Nancy Silverton
cook-with-jamie Cook with Jamie
by Jamie Oliver
david-rosengarten-entertains-fabulous-parties-for-food-lovers David Rosengarten Entertain...
by David Rosengarten
the-gourmet-cookbook The Gourmet Cookbook
by Ruth Reichl
usa-cookbook U.S.A. Cookbook
by Sheila Lukins
julias-kitchen-wisdom Julia's Kitchen Wisdom
by Julia Child
Already a member? Click here to Log In
close

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new Cookstr features and tools







By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
Spinner
New to Cookstr? Click here to Sign Up
close


Forgot your password? Click here
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?