Cranberry Chicken Salad - #recipe

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Cranberry Chicken Salad

Salads can be so versatile and we can get so creative that often we come up with a salad from whatever we find in our fridge.

Today’s featured recipe is simple and it does not take long to make, except that I love to let it cool inside the ridge for a number of hours before serving as we have found that the flavors bled together better making it yummy. The combination of cranberries, chicken, mayo, nuts, and tarragon can go a long way as serve much more that just a simple salad. keep reading to find out how we have made this into a salad that it's more like a meal.

Ready in: 10 Minutes (10 Prep - 25 Cook)  |  Serves: 4 - 5  |  Complexity: Very Easy
Ingredients
  • 1/2 Cup dried cranberries (divided in 2)
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast, cooked, finely chopped and cooled
  • 1⁄2 cup mayonnaise (more if needed) - you may substitute with plain yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1 tbsp Extra olive Oil (divided in 2)
  • 1⁄2 cup cashew nuts (divided in 2)
  • 1/2 Cup shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 3 to 4 large lettuce leaves
  • Salt to taste
Directions
Cranberry Chicken Salad served
  1. Combine 1/4 cranberries, chicken, mayo, tarragon, 1/2 tbsp EVOO, 1/4 cup cashew nuts, and a bit of salt.
  2. Place into a sealed container and chill in the fridge for at least 2 to 3 hours.
  3. When ready to serve, place lettuce leaves widely spread in a large plate, add shredded iceberg lettuce add 1/2 tbsp EVOO and salt to taste
  4. Bring chicken mix out of the fridge, place over iceberg, and top with the remaining cashews and dried cranberries

Enjoy
Simple and very tasty, this Cranberry Chicken Salad is great for any time of the day.

Cranberry Chicken Salad

Have fun, and Enjoy!!
 
Jay
Author: Jay
"Friend, companion, wife, and modern mom to 2 beautiful baby girls. Loves to travel and enjoys the outdoors, likes to cook and bake, enjoys doing crafty things and spending time with her family.

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