Sweet 'n Savory Chicken Salad

You can choose other vegetables or dried fruit for this salad if the ingredients called for are not available.
  • 2 cooked chicken breast halves (see above)
  • 1 small cucumber, quartered and sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/3 c. sliced green onions
  • 1/2 c. raisins
  • 1/2 c. sliced almonds
  • 1 c. reduced fat or fat free mayonnaise
  • 2 T. spicy, sweet mustard
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1/2 tsp. ground red pepper -- choose a variety based on your tastes
  • 1 tsp. salt

Using two forks, shred the chicken into bite-sized pieces. Toss the chicken with the prepared vegetables, raisins and almonds. Set aside.

In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Adjust the seasonings to your taste. Add the dressing to the salad and toss to coat evenly. Serve immediately or chill to allow the flavors to blend.

  • Yields: 4 servings
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
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