Classic Chicken Salad
Perfect to pack for lunches or to serve on a buffet table at a warm weather gathering, this classic salad is also a wonderful use for leftover (skinless) chicken.Yield:
3 cups low sodium chicken broth
1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast halves
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons chopped chives
1 tablespoon chopped tarragon
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 celery stalks, chopped
- Bring the chicken broth to a boil in a Farberware® Classic Series large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken, reduce heat to medium and simmer, turning occasionally, until a thermometer inserted into the thickest portion registers 160°F. Transfer chicken to a cutting board and cool 10 minutes.
- Combine the mayonnaise, chives, tarragon, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt and pepper in a bowl.
- Cut cooled chicken into 1/2 inch pieces and transfer to a bowl. Stir in the mayonnaise mixture and celery; mix well.