Honey-Chicken Salad

The mayonnaise-and-honey mixture is reminiscent of poppy seed dressing. If you prefer a less sweet salad dressing, reduce the amount of honey.

Yield:

Makes 4 to 6 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes

Ingredients

4 cups chopped cooked chicken
3 celery ribs, diced (about 1 1/2 cups)
1 cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
1 1/2 cups mayonnaise
1/3 cup honey
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Garnish: chopped toasted pecans

Preparation

1. Combine first 4 ingredients.

2. Whisk together mayonnaise and next 3 ingredients. Add to chicken mixture, stirring gently until combined. Garnish, if desired.

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Teresa Mosher, Bradenton, Florida,

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June 2006