Mendocino Chicken Salad

Mendocino Chicken Salad


"This is a delicious smoked chicken salad with almonds and fresh basil. Serve it over lettuce or on a sandwich."


1 h 15 m servings 365 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 365 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 32.2 g
  • 50%
  • Carbs:
  • 12g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 9.5 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 25 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 535 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. 109 Ratings


Fantabulous. Realize that EVERYTHING in this salad plays its part -- the smokiness of the chicken, the sweet grape juice-bombs, and the crunchiness of the almonds and celery, to name a few. I ...

I loved this salad! I couldn't find a package of smoked chicken breast, so I substituted a 6 oz. pkg. of grilled chicken. However, although the packaged chicken was convenient, I found that it ...

I loved this recipe! I was looking for a party appetizer and decided to make this and serve it in bread bowls made in muffin tins. They all disappeared at the party. Thanks

DELICIOUS!! The supermarket didn't have smoked chicken so I substituted smoked turkey breast. I toasted my almonds before adding them to the mix. I added a few sprinkles of black pepper. I fix...

This is a great change in the weekly lunch routine. Very chunky and crunchy. I skipped the almonds as my boyfriend is allergic, & used the rotisserie chicken. He loves it! Thanks for the great r...

This is my favorite chicken salad recipe to date. My uncle and I finished off the whole bowl in less than an hour. I did make a few changes due to what I had on hand. I used a rotisserie chick...

This salad turned out to be a true delicacy. In the past I have made a similar one that called for tarragon, tarragon vinegar, and just plain cooked turkey, but this one is better. I think it ...

I made this recipe on a whim using the "whatever I have in my kitchen" attitude. That being said, I used chicken thighs and legs that I simmered with onion, fresh basil (but I didn't have as mu...

Good Good Good. Made this recipe for a special Chrismas lunch for a friend. She loved it. My tweaks for this recipe...I would like to try a sprinkling of dill weed...and I found that when I mo...