Chicken salad is my go-to for using up any leftover chicken I have. Sometimes when I am making chicken soup or chicken and dumpling, I go ahead and thrown in some extra chicken breasts just for chicken salad. Rotisserie chicken meat is also really good in this recipe.
When I make this style of chicken salad, I prefer it pretty plain. Celery is the only addition you will find here. Feel free to add any number of ingredients you like in your chicken salad. I prefer to eat mine on toast with some onions slices, stuffed inside of a tomato, or with crackers so fruit and nut addition just aren’t my thing. I know a lot of people who it is their thing, so if that’s you, just add what you like, even feel free to leave out the celery. I won’t hurt my feelings. What will hurt my feelings is if you are a beginner cook and you don’t get into the kitchen and at least try. Continue reading “Basic Chicken Salad”