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Dad's Chicken Salad

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Ingredients

3 cups cooked chicken, shredded or cut in 1-inch cubes
2 stalks celery, cut into 1/2-inch slices
1 medium red onion (approximately 1 to 1 1/2 cups), chopped
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
Dressing:
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon yellow salad mustard
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 teaspoon salt

Instructions

Combine chicken, celery, onion, and parsley in serving bowl. Combine dressing ingredients and toss gently with salad ingredients. Chill and serve with tea rolls or croissants.

Susan Treanor
Rock Island




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