Basmati Chicken Salad

  • edriver Posted: 08/04/10
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    Tasty, easy, light meal to prepare. Used Orzo rice instead. Holds up well for a few days. A favorite!

  • JHerd1 Posted: 02/22/11
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    I LOVE this recipe! It takes a few minutes to put together, but it makes a lot so I have a healthy lunch for several days. The flavors are fresh, and light. This is a perfect salad for post workout--plenty of low-fat protein, and reasonable carbs. I go back to this recipe again and again--definitely a keeper.

  • Annsley423 Posted: 05/15/11
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    This is an easy recipe with great flavor. I used orzo instead of rice since it was what I had on hand and I also used cannelini beans in place of chickpeas because I prefer those in a cold dish. On the second day I noticed the orzo was a slightly mushy after a night of absorbing the dressing, so next time I will cook it a little more al dente for preservation sake, since I usually make a salad like this to bring as lunch for the week at work. Still delicious nonetheless and I will be making it again and trying it with rice next time!

  • soupmom Posted: 05/03/11
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    I really loved this recipe. It's such a nice break from the mayo based chicken salads. I used marinated artichoke hearts instead of the unflavored canned ones. The leftovers are wonderful for lunch.

  • ahockle Posted: 12/16/11
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    Love this salad! I make it a lot for my mother and I to take for our lunches during the week. I followed the recipe just as it is written and it's wonderful! I do think it's better to make it the night before you are going to eat it, so the flavors have time to set. And, to make it even easier, I buy a roasted rotisserie chicken from the grocery store and use the chicken breasts from it and it is the perfect amount. Highly recommend this salad!

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