Chicken salad with almond dressing

Chicken salad with almond dressing


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Almonds are not only an attractive addition to salads, they are also excellent sources of fibre, minerals and vitamin E.

Janet Mitchell

Serves: 4 

  • 1/3 cup whole blanched almonds
  • 1/4 cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1½ tablespoons lemon juice
  • Salt
  • 2 cups diced cooked chicken
  • 2 celery stalks, sliced
  • 1 cup halved seedless red or green grapes
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 2 tablespoons flaked almonds

Preparation:15min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. Purée the whole almonds, the mayonnaise, lemon juice and a pinch of salt in a food processor. Transfer to a large bowl.
  2. Add the chicken, celery and grapes; toss well to coat with the dressing. Serve the salad on a bed of shredded lettuce and garnish with the flaked almonds.

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Reviews (1)


I enjoyed this chicken salad and liked that the almonds added some extra nutrition. I also thought the pureed almonds gave the dressing a thicker texture that made it different from other chicken salads. I would make this again - 13 May 2013

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