Creamy Chicken Salad with Ginger Recipe

Creamy Chicken Salad with Ginger is a light dish that serves two folded duty. You can consume it as a light meal, or as a cold buffet side dish. Use low-fat mayonnaise and yogurt in order to keep this rich salad light.

This Creamy Chicken Salad with Ginger Recipe is ideal for large get-togethers as you can double or even triple its ingredients, based on your requirement.

Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Serving Size: 06
Utensils: Serving Bowl, Mixing Bowls, Spoon, Whisk, and Knife

Ingredients:

– 1 cold roast chicken (about 1.5 kg)
– 1 tablespoon / 15ml lime juice
– 2 crisp green apples – Granny Smith are preferred
– 4 celery stalks – thinly sliced
– ¾ cup / 100 g dried apricot halves – quartered
– ⅓ cup / 85 g plain low-fat yogurt
– 2 tablespoon fat-free mayonnaise
– Grounded pepper to taste
– 2 pieces stem ginger – finely chopped
– ¼ cup /30 g walnut pieces
– watercress leaves for garnishing – optional

Instructions

  • 1

    Take one whole cold roast chicken and remove its external skin. Put the roasted chicken on a cutting board and cut it into bite-sized pieces.

  • 2

    Place the chicken pieces in a large serving bowl and set it aside until you mix the remaining ingredients.

  • 3

    Pick two crisp green apples, wash them and chop into medium slices.

  • 4

    Place the apple slices in a medium bowl and top them with 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice.

  • 5

    Add in ¾ cup of dried apricot halves and thinly sliced celery. Mix the ingredients with a spoon until completely coated in the lemon juice.

  • 6

    Drizzle this fruit mixture over chicken pieces in the large serving bowl and set aside until you make the dressing. It helps in marinating the ingredients.

  • 7

    After that, grab a small bowl and place ⅓ cup of plain low-fat yoghurt and 2 tablespoons of fat-free mayonnaise in it. Add in grounded pepper to taste and whisk all of them together until they form a thick paste.

  • 8

    Spoon the yogurt-mayonnaise dressing over the chicken mixture in the serving bowl and toss it with other ingredients until entirely coated.

  • 9

    Sprinkle ¼ cup of walnut pieces over the salad and garnish it with fresh leaves of watercress.

  • 10

    Serve this amazing salad with six medium salad serving bowls and enjoy.

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