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Apricot-Pecan Chicken Salad

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings
Serve over salad greens with sliced avocado, or grill between slices of whole grain bread with Muenster cheese and fresh arugula.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • 3 cups chopped cooked chicken
  • 1 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons country-style Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How to Make It

  1. Heat nuts in a small nonstick skillet over medium-low heat, stirring often, 4 to 5 minutes or until toasted and fragrant.

  2. Stir together chicken and next 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper to taste; stir in pecans. Serve immediately, or cover and chill until ready to serve. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 3 days.