Elegant Brunch Chicken Salad

Elegant Brunch Chicken Salad

"I made this for a baby shower and was bombarded with requests for the recipe! It is delicious on its own, or with small bread slices or crackers. Don't skimp by not using the homemade mayonnaise, it really adds a special flavor! Makes a 2-quart serving dish full, so if there will be other foods, this will serve at least six, maybe even up to ten!"
Saved
Save
I Made It Rate it Share Print
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.

Ingredients

30 m servings 657 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 657 kcal
  • 33%
  • Fat:
  • 57.7 g
  • 89%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.6g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 25.4 g
  • 51%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 92 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 571 mg
  • 23%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

See full nutrition

Nutritional Information

1 Serving
Servings Per Recipe:
Amount Per Serving
  • * 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.

On Sale

What's on sale near you.

or

Sort stores by

These nearby stores have ingredients on sale!
Find the closest stores
(uses your location)



May we suggest

ADVERTISEMENT

Directions

Print
  • Prep

  • Ready In

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the chicken and simmer until cooked through, approximately 10 minutes. Drain, cool and cut into cubes.
  2. While boiling chicken, make the mayonnaise: Using a blender or hand-held electric mixer, beat the egg, mustard, salt, water and vinegar until light and frothy. Add the oil a tablespoon at a time, beating thoroughly after each addition. Once mixture begins to thicken, you can add oil more quickly. Continue until mixture reaches the consistency of creamy mayonnaise. NOTE: The more oil you add, the thicker it gets; you may not need the full cup of oil.
  3. In a large bowl, toss together the chicken, grapes, pecans, blue cheese and 1 cup of the mayonnaise. Stir until evenly coated, adding more mayonnaise if necessary. Refrigerate until serving.

Reviews

Read all reviews 17
  1. 20 Ratings

  2.  
  3.  
  4.  
  5.  
  6.  
Most helpful positive review

Do bother with the homemade mayo unlike the other person suggested. It's great!! Made this for a baby shower and printed out extra recipes because I knew I would need them to give away. Sure eno...

Most helpful critical review

I made this recipe following it exactly. The mayonnaise just tasted awful so I used regular mayonnaise (with a little sugar) and it all turned out great. Really delicious.

Most helpful
Most positive
Least positive
Newest

Do bother with the homemade mayo unlike the other person suggested. It's great!! Made this for a baby shower and printed out extra recipes because I knew I would need them to give away. Sure eno...

This is a wonderfully unique and flavorful recipe! I've made it several times. I have only needed little more than 1/2 cup olive oil to get to a consistency I like and still had a lot of mayo le...

I made this recipe following it exactly. The mayonnaise just tasted awful so I used regular mayonnaise (with a little sugar) and it all turned out great. Really delicious.

Didn't bother with the homemade mayo; I also used canned chicken as a timesaver. I added dried tarragon and a lot more blue cheese. Just didn't get any of its flavor otherwise. Also added more g...

I have made this several times and have always receivedh huge compliments. The homemade mayo is a great touch that makes this recipe much better than others!!

This was delicious! ALthough, I did alter it a tad. I used 2lbs of chic breasts, 1/2c lite mayo, 1/2c plain greek yogurt, 1/2 t dry mustard, the white wine vinegar, grapes and 1/2c blue cheese...

I make this with Helmans mayonaise and can't keep it in the house! My family loves it. I'm looking forward to making it with leftover turkey after Thanksgiving to see how it compares with the ...

I agree that the mayo wasn't very good. It was thin and didn't have much taste (besides being oily). The rest of the ingredients were great, though.

I add craisins to this recipe which reminds me a bit of thanksgiving -- chicken and cranberry. I have made at least 25 lbs. of this stuff since I discovered it a few months ago! The family lov...

Other stories that may interest you