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Chicken Salad

Yankee Plus Dec 2015


Chicken Salad
2 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)
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Blue cheese in a chicken salad? Well, why not? This tasty combination of flavors makes a delicious salad.

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  • 6 cups diced cooked chicken
  • 3/4 cup crumbled Roquefort or blue cheese
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup chopped shallots or scallions
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 10 cups torn romaine lettuce (bite-size pieces)
  • 4 avocados, sliced, to garnish
  • 1 large red onion, sliced, to garnish
  • 4 oranges, sliced, to garnish


Combine the chicken, cheese, and walnuts in a bowl. In a smaller bowl, combine the oil, vinegar, garlic, shallots, salt, and pepper. Whisk until well combined. Pour over the chicken and toss to mix. Arrange the lettuce on a platter. Mound the salad on top. Garnish with the avocados, red onion, and oranges.
Updated Thursday, May 23rd, 2002

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One Response to Chicken Salad

  1. Anonymous June 30, 2006 at 12:45 pm #

    I had to omit the nuts, but excellent taste.

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