Pecan Chicken Salad


Posted: June 8

Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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We've all had that moment when biting into a chicken salad sandwich where you wish it had just a bit more crunch. Never fear, Pecan Chicken Salad is here to bring the crunch in full force! Nutty pecans are stirred into the creamy, tangy, savory chicken spread, made extra sweet and spicy with the infusion of maple pepper. Spread Pecan Chicken Salad on a sandwich, crackers, or a pita wrap: the possibilities are endless even as it puts your lunchtime cravings to a satisfying conclusion. It's easy, speedy, and snackable! What's not to love?


Ingredients

• 1/4 cup mayonnaise • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt • 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme • 1/2 teaspoon maple pepper • 2 cups chicken, chopped, cooked • 2 stalks of celery, sliced • 1/3 cup pecans, chopped, toasted • 2 tablespoons red onion, minced • salt, to taste

Directions

Step 1

Mix the mayonnaise, Greek yogurt, vinegar, garlic powder, thyme, and maple pepper together in a bowl until well-combined.

Step 2

Add the chicken, celery, pecans, and red onion, stirring well to incorporate.

Step 3

Taste for seasoning.

Step 4

Serve immediately.


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