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Chicken Salad Recipe

this chicken salad is easy to make and tastes amazing, with bacon, candied pecans and cheese added to it it doesn't get much better than this!
Course Salad
Cuisine america
Keyword chicken salad, easy salad, salad recipe
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
chill time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 279kcal
Author Ashlee Marie

Ingredients

Dressing

  • 3/4 C sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground mustard
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/3 C apple cider vinegar
  • 1 C olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp poppy seeds

Salad

  • 2 1/2 cups shredded chicken I get a rotisserie from costco
  • 3/4 cup crumbled bacon
  • 3/4 cup candied pecans
  • 1 1/2 cups Monterey Jack Cheese shredded
  • 4 cups romaine
  • 2 cups spinach

Instructions

dressing

  • In a food processor or blender pulverize the sugar, mustard and salt
  • add the vinegar and blend until the sugar is dissolved
  • while the machine is on low add the oil slowly
  • stir in the poppy seeds by hand and chill for 20 mins in the fridge

Salad

  • Mix the romaine and spinach
  • add the chicken, bacon, pecans and cheese and stir again
  • add the dressing and toss - serve right away

Nutrition

Calories: 279kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 1011mg | Potassium: 215mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 2080IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 173mg | Iron: 1mg