How to make the best chicken salad ever!
I have long been a fan of chicken salad, however I have an aversion to the goopy, mayo drenched deli versions so often found. This recipe is my version of years of tweaking to achieve chicken salad nirvana in a light, tangy, mildly curried dressing.
The secret to success relies on two key elements; first using roast chicken for the meat, shredded and bathed in the still warm pan juices ensures a flavorful start to the dish.
The second element is home made mayonnaise; store bought mayonnaise can definitely sabotage your chicken salad with dull, chemically flavors, (besides being loaded with preservatives and highly processed!) This version of mayonnaise made in a mason jar takes just minutes to make.
Switch up the seasonings as the weather and mood dictate, with the fresh, crisp Fall weather I am inspired to make a mildly curried version, enjoy!Print Print