Celestial Chicken Salad

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Initially when I read this recipe I was a little off-put by the canned mushrooms and olives but, I do like olives and I do like mushrooms so why couldn’t it work? Well, I’m happy to say that it did AND got rave reviews from my mom who said she could “eat this every day”. I will recommend that if you don’t like mushrooms or olives maybe skip this one OR leave them out, this is a pretty good jumping-off point for customizing a chicken salad recipe.

Chicken salad on a bed of lettuce with tomato and crackers

Celestial Chicken Salad

6c diced chicken, about 2 rotisserie chickens
2c diced celery
1c diced bell pepper
1, 4oz jar of sliced mushrooms
1c sliced green olives
3/4c toasted, chopped pecans
3tbsp lemon juice
1 1/2c mayo or to preference
1 1/2c sour cream or to preference

Mix everything together and chill at least 4 hours before serving.

Chicken salad on a bed of lettuce with tomato and crackers 2

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