What do you do with leftover poached or roast chicken (breasts, drumsticks, legs)? You use it! You can make a fantastic salad with walnuts, raisins, celery sticks, apples, flat parsley and light mayo :) How simple is that? Very simple – all you need to do is to chop most of the listed ingredients and combine them with mayonnaise. Eat it for lunch on top of a piece of bread or eat it with some nice and crispy gem lettuce. Trust me, it tastes delish!
I made my own proportions for this salad, yet you may want to create yours, according to your preferences. However, I find this combination just right. Also, I like serving my chicken salad with some finely chopped red radish. Radish adds a bit of extra sharpness and colour to the salad and makes it look more tempting :)
Chicken salad a la Frock & Fork
You will need:
6 cold chicken poached or roasted drumsticks, chopped (I used the ones I cooked in my homemade chicken soup)
2 celery sticks, finely chopped
50 g walnuts, roughly chopped
1 spring onion, chopped, green parts removed
2 tablespoons flat parsley, finely chopped
40 g raisins, soaked in hot water
1/2 cup light mayonnaise
1 pinch of nutmeg
1 teaspoon lime juice
salt & pepper
2 red radishes, chopped
In a large bowl combine chopped chicken meat, celery, apples, walnuts, spring onion and parsley. Add raisins, mayo, nutmeg, lime juice and season to taste with salt and pepper. Mix everything thoroughly. Chill in the fridge at least 1 hour before serving. To decorate the salad, sprinkle over with some chopped flat parsley and red radish. Enjoy!