Chicken and Melon Salad
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Chicken and Melon Salad

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"A good use for leftover chicken. You can substitute other melons, papaya, pineapple, mushrooms, or water chestnuts for the grapes or the honeydew melon."
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15 m servings 246 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 246 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 6.5 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.3g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 25.1 g
  • 50%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 69 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 102 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Cut melon in half, and remove seeds. With a melon baller, scoop out melon balls; place in a large salad bowl.
  2. Add chicken, celery, and grapes to melon. Add water chestnuts if desired.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together, sour cream, yogurt, and curry powder. Gently stir into salad. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve.


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This is a great chicken salad! My daughter loves it and ask me to make it every times she visits :-)

So tasty but be warned - this is a tasty dish to take to a pot luck dinner but don't volanteer to take anything else. Here in NZ, we paid $6 for the melon, $16 for the chicken, $4 for the sour c...

I love this recipe. I make it without the water chestnuts because my husband doesn't like them and it is still wonderful. Great salad for lunches!

This is a nice summer salad. It is best when all the ingredients are cold. The submitter suggested using cantaloupe in place of the honeydew and that is what I did. The dressing is light and ...

this recipe will impress by it's originality.

Abolubtely wonderful. Make sure the ingredients are cold before mixing. Very refreshing for a balmy summer evening.

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