Heavenly Chicken Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Heavenly Chicken Salad Recipe
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Heavenly Chicken Salad

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"A community favorite and a beloved luncheon dish; the secret is Major Grey's chutney!"

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins

    50 mins


  1. Toss the water chestnuts with the lemon juice in a large bowl. Add the chicken, celery, grapes, and almonds to the water chestnuts. Stir the mayonnaise, chutney, curry powder, and salt together in a separate bowl. Fold the chicken mixture into the mayonnaise mixture; stir to coat evenly. Chill in refrigerator at least 30 minutes before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 18, 2010

Well of course I like it, I submitted it. Just wanted to add that I use SLICED water chestnuts that I then halve. Enjoy.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 22, 2011

was a little too sweet for my taste


7 Ratings

Apr 19, 2011

Thanks Sandy for a great recipe! The only thing I added was a little ground black pepper. Served this over a bed of butter lettuce and received nothing but raves. Will certinely add to my recipe box.

Jan 31, 2011

Great cake! Took it to work and everyone loved it.

Dec 09, 2010

Made this with leftover Thanksgiving turkey. There is enough crunch from the water chestnuts and almonds so I omitted the celery. I had some shortly after I made it, and the water chestnuts distinctly tasted like the lemon juice. However, when I had some the next day, all the flavors had melded together perfectly and it was awesome! (I didn't add the grapes when I made it because I've done this before to other chicken salads and it makes it a bit watery and unattractive. So I just add in some grapes right before I serve it.) This chicken salad is much better the next day. Thanks for posting the recipe!

Aug 04, 2010

Thank you Thank you - this is the best chicken salad and so worth the effort to make. Major Grey's chutney makes this chicken salad indeed heavenly!


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  • Calories
  • 611 kcal
  • 31%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 24 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 99 mg
  • 33%
  • Fat
  • 43.4 g
  • 67%
  • Fiber
  • 3.4 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 32.1 g
  • 64%
  • Sodium
  • 558 mg
  • 22%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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