Lemon Poppy Seed Chicken Salad
Recipe type: Entree
The zest of lemon and the bite of poppy seeds gives this chicken salad a little wow factor.
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, diced
  • ¼ cup whipped dressing
  • 1 cup tart variety apple, finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • ½ cup celery, finely diced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Mix lemon zest, a tablespoon of lemon juice, and whipped dressing in a large bowl.
  2. Coat diced apple in a tablespoon of lemon juice to prevent browning.
  3. Fold in chicken, apple, and celery.
  4. Sprinkle on poppy seeds, and mix them in.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  6. *Depending on type of chicken used, you may need to fold in another tablespoon or two of salad dressing.
  7. *1/4 cup slivered almonds for added crunch
  8. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Recipe by A Southern Mother at http://www.asouthernmother.com/2015/05/lemon-poppy-seed-chicken-salad.html