Chicken Salad: Creamy Chicken Salad Recipes by Becky

posted by Becky 07-17-102 8:19 PM

Creamy Chicken Salad

2 c. chopped cooked chicken (1 lb. 10 oz. raw, trimmed)
3/4 c. 1-inch julienne zucchini strips (1 small)
1/2 c. torn spinach leaves
1/4 c. chopped carrot (1 small)
6 walnut halves, chopped (2 1/2 Tbsp.)
1/4 c. plain low-fat yogurt
2 Tbsp. mayonnaise
1 small garlic clove, minced
1/4 tsp. tarragon, crushed
1/8 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
whole spinach leaves

In medium bowl, combine chicken, zucchini, spinach, carrots and walnuts; toss.

In small bowl, combine remaining ingredients; pour over salad. Toss well. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours. Serve on whole spinach leaves. Makes 4 servings, about 3/4 cup each.

Creamy Chicken Salad

1 tsp. minced, dried onion
2 Tbsp. skim milk
1/2 c. plain yogurt
2 oz. Neufchatel cheese, softened
1/4 c. shredded Swiss cheese
1/2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
3/4 c. chopped, cooked chicken
3/4 c. sliced celery
1/2 c. shredded carrot
alfalfa sprouts

In large bowl, soak dried onion in the milk for 5 minutes. Stir in yogurt, cheeses, Worcestershire sauce and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Stir in chicken, celery and carrot. Chill.

To serve, spoon chicken mixture onto lettuce-lined plates; top with alfalfa sprouts. Makes 2 servings.

Creamy Chicken Salad

1 medium orange
1/3 c. plain low-fat yogurt
1 tsp. honey
1 c. cubed cooked chicken or turkey
1/2 c. seedless grapes, halved
1/4 c. chopped pecans
2 Tbsp. sliced celery
Torn fresh spinach

Finely shred 1/2 teaspoon peel from orange. Peel and section orange over a bowl to catch juice. Reserve 1 teaspoon juice. Combine peel, juice, yogurt and honey. Cover and chill. Toss everything together. Spoon 1 tablespoon dressing atop each.

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