Grandma’s Chicken Apple Salad

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Tart, yet sweet apples, juicy chicken, crunchy celery and savory green onions are dressed in a tangy dressing to make the ultimate chicken salad! You make it the day before so it’s perfect for lunch on-the-go. It’s also a great way to use up leftover chicken, and kids will have a blast helping to make this in the kitchen!

Grandma's Chicken Apple Salad
I live in the state of Washington, where the state fruit is the apple! I love using tart and sweet Granny Smith apples for my grandma's chicken apple salad - it's sweet, savory, tart and creamy. You make it the day before so it's perfect for a lunch on-the-go!
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For the salad
  1. 4 Green Apples (such as Granny Smith,) chopped into bite size pieces
  2. 1 bunch Celery chopped
  3. 4 each Chicken breast cooled and shredded
  4. 1 bunch Green onion sliced thin
For the dressing
  1. 2 Eggs
  2. ½ teaspoon Salt
  3. ¼ teaspoon Garlic powder
  4. ½ teaspoon Dry mustard
  5. ¼ teaspoon Pepper
  6. 4 tablespoon Apple cider vinegar
  7. 1 cup Olive oil
Instructions
  1. Combine the salad ingredients.
  2. To make the dressing, combine eggs, salt, garlic powder, dry mustard, pepper and cider vinegar in a food processor. While the food processor is running, slowly dribble the olive oil for a thick, creamy dressing. Warning: the dressing by itself doesn't taste great, it's a little bitter. But when it's mixed with the apples, chicken, celery and green onions, it's amazing! 🙂
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to coat evenly.
  4. Refrigerate overnight, adjust seasonings, and serve.
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One Comment on “Grandma’s Chicken Apple Salad”

  1. My 11 yr old daughter made this for dinner last night.
    It was really good and so tasty. You are right better the next day.
    This salad is just perfect for an Australian summer.
    Thanks

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