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Chicken Salad Recipe

October 30, 2006
Chicken Salad Recipe

When making salads it doesn't require you to be a great cook. Well actually you don't even have to be able to cook at all. Salads only require a few "cooking" skills of your.

The first skill is that you need to be able to know hoe to clean and slice vegetables. It is important that you alway remember to clean your vegatables and salads in fresh clean water before you start making the salad.

These days a lot of the fruit and vegetables from the stores are covered with all kinds of chemicals and pollution so to try to avoid them before making your salad you'll have to clean them.

The second skill isn't really required but in order to make the salad look good you'll need to have some flair for colors and for which flavor goes with what.

It doesn't take long to make a uneatable salad by using the wrong combination of ingredients. So if you have invited quests for dinner be sure to taste what you have been making before they arrive.

The third skill has something to do with the color combination but also with how you arrange the salad. Remember that they eyes will eat too and you'll need to please them as well. It takes a little practice but you'll learn quickly.

Here is a personal favorite Chicken Salad Recipe of mine. Enjoy.

Combine rice, chicken, celery, water chestnuts, mushrooms, onions, red pepper and olives in large bowl.

Place oil, lemon juice, soy sauce, ginger and white pepper in small jar with tight fitting lid; shake well.

Pour over rice mixture. Toss gently. Serve on lettuce leaves.

3 c Cooked rice; cooled
1 1/2 c Cooked chicken breast cubes (about 1 whole breast)
1 c Sliced celery
8 oz Sliced water chestnuts (drained)
1/2 c Sliced fresh mushrooms
1/4 c Sliced green onion
1/4 c Diced red bell pepper
1/4 c Sliced black olives
2 tb Vegetable oil
2 tb Lemon juice
1 tb Soy sauce
1/2 ts Ground ginger
1/2 ts Ground white pepper
Lettuce leaves