Tarragon Chicken Salad II

Tarragon Chicken Salad II


"This is a very good chicken salad recipe I learned from my grandmother. Even children will enjoy this one."


2 h servings 581 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 581 kcal
  • 29%
  • Fat:
  • 45.8 g
  • 70%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.7g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 17.9 g
  • 36%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 64 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 385 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a medium baking dish.
  2. Arrange the chicken in the baking dish, cover, and bake 25 minutes in the preheated oven, until juices run clear. Remove from heat, cool, and shred.
  3. In a large bowl, mix the shredded chicken, celery, tarragon, parsley, mayonnaise, raisins, and onion. Refrigerate 1 hour, or until chilled, before serving.
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  1. 37 Ratings


This is a very good chicken salad recipe. Don't hesitate to use it. Next time I will only put 1 cup of Mayonnaise. I mixed in about 3/4 cup of the red onion because my children don't like oni...

I really enjoyed this one. Very subtle flavor that would be liked by most. Used canned chicken from Sam's Club.

I rate recipes based on how they work when done by the book. This one needed substantial tweaking. Halve the mayo and mix. Add more mayo as needed. Hint: More finely-chopped chicken needs more m...

This is a really great recipe! I used a rotisserie chicken instead per a friend's suggestion. Very GOOD. I did not use the raisens, and I used maybe 3/4 cup mayo- maybe even less. I would start ...

I made this for a party and got rave reviews. I added dried cranberries and chopped toasted pecans.

I like to rate recipes as published. Otherwise to me it's not really rating the recipe submitted. That being said I found this recipe to be very good as published. The tarragon really makes it. ...

This is an EXCELLENT chicken salad. The tarragon gives it a sophisticated but subtle "something" that everyone seems to love. I made this for my daughter's baby shower, served on croissants. ...

Pretty good chicken salad. I tried it again and reduced the mayo to 1 cup, added 1 tsp sugar, added a dash of white pepper and salt, reduced onion to 1/3 cup finely minced, and reduce parsley to...

It was very good, but I would maybe use less mayo next time or not use the cusinart to chop the chicken so finely.