Classic Chicken Salad (from Godrej Foods - by Rushina Munshaw Ghildiyal)
Chicken salad is one of those great meals that everyone loves and is a perfect crowd pleaser.
It is healthy, simple, requires limited ingredients and is extremely versatile. It can help the entire family eat healthier and more nutritious food which in turn can be tastier than any other appetizers. What makes it more appealing is that it can be tweaked according to the seasons. With the fast approaching summers there are a number of varieties of chicken salad one can prepare at home, the easiest being Classic Chicken Salad.
Ingredients for Chicken Salad
Preperation steps for Chicken Salad
A mixture of leafy greens and common vegetables. Lettuce varieties, spinach and/or arugula along with tomato, cucumber, peppers, mushroom, onion, spring onion, carrot , radish, onion, spring onion, blanched beans, cauliflower to the more exotic like peppers, mushroom, olives, capers, broccoli (steamed) can all be used to make this refreshing salad. To build on that add cooked chicken (Whole chicken, curry cut, breasts, thighs, boneless, anything you get from the chilled chicken options available on your local supermarket shelf will work)
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For the more motivated times, when you want to be called the ‘Salad Chef’, you can experiment and innovate with your ingredients. Here are some quick master- class recipes for those times.