Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Crazy Craisins Chicken Salad

I was looking for a recipe for Chicken Salad that I could use ingredients I had on hand. This one fit the bill and tasted great. We served it on Croissants.
Crazy Craisins Chicken Salad
By WiGal on Food.com

4 cups cooked chicken
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon paprika
1 1/2 cups dried cranberries
1 cup celery, chopped
1 tablespoon onions, minced
1/2 cup green bell peppers, minced (optional)
1 cup walnuts, chopped
black pepper
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder (optional)

Cube the chicken and set aside.   In a medium bowl, mix together mayonnaise, yogurt, salt, and paprika. Blend in dried cranberries, celery, onion, bell pepper (if using), and nuts. Add cubed chicken, and mix well. Season with black pepper, salt, and garlic powder to taste preferences.
Chill at least one hour.

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