Saturday, May 31, 2008

Waldorf Chicken Salad

Waldorf Chicken Salad
serves 4

500g/1lb 2oz red apples
3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
150ml/5fl oz mayonnaise
1 bunch of celery, thinly sliced
4 shallots, sliced
1 garlic clove, crushed
75g/3oz walnuts, chopped
500g/1lb 2oz skinless lean cooked chicken, cubed
1 Cos lettuce
salt and ground black pepper

• Quarter, core and dice the apples. Put the diced apple in a bowl with the lemon juice and 1 tablespoon of the mayonnaise. Cover with cling film; leave for 40 minutes.
• Add the celery, shallots, garlic and walnuts to the apple, mix then add the remaining mayonnaise and blend thoroughly. Add the chicken and mix well.
• Line a salad bowl with the lettuce leaves. Pile the chicken salad into the centre, season and serve.

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