Chicken Salad with Sweet Cucumber Pickle

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There was that leftover chicken https://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2013/01/13/a-little-chicken/and this was quick.  Not a lot of time these days with the unpacking 😦  But chicken salad is always good.  I knew I was going to make this so I pickled the cucumbers last night.

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I’ve just realized that we have been eating a lot of poultry products, which is good but it’s time to move on.  Hello, German pork!

Chicken Salad and Sweet Cucumber Pickle

3-4 small cucumbers, sliced

1 scallion, white and green part, sliced

2 tbsp sugar

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 cup white wine vinegar

2 cups cooked chicken

2 celery stalks, diced

1/2 onion, chopped

2 hard boiled eggs, chopped

1 tsp mustard

2-3 tbsp mayonnaise

Sprinkle the cucumbers and scallion with the sugar and salt, add the vinegar and mix well.  Refrigerate until ready to use.

Mix the chicken, celery, onion, eggs, mustard and mayonnaise together.  Serve with the pickled cucumbers.

Wine suggestion:  A chilled glass of Petit Chablis

About cookinginsens

An American living in Burgundy, France
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11 Responses to Chicken Salad with Sweet Cucumber Pickle

  1. Yum – I have a cucumber in my fridge which is now going to be “pickled”

  2. What a cool way to serve chicken salad.

  3. ambrosiana says:

    That is a tasty salad, especially now that I am craving for pickles!

  4. Mad Dog says:

    Lovely salad and pickle – is that saffron on top?

  5. Medeja says:

    Do you think the taste would suffer using bought pickled cucumbers? 🙂

  6. I’m very keen on the pickled cucumber idea. Simple and delicious.

  7. Will definitely try this one….I love pickled cucumbers.

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