There is no wrong way to prepare a chicken salad. Experiment with various flavour combinations and ingredients to get to the result you like most.
Who does not love a succulent chicken salad in the summer heat? This braised chicken salad will tick all the boxes for a delicious, nutritious summer salad. Playing with different flavour combinations is key to keep this salad exciting and refreshing each time you prepare it.
This braised chicken salad is an excellent choice for a quick, light lunch. The cos lettuce provides that delightful crunch every salad needs to be a winner. An interesting duo of cajun seasoning and peach juice gives that bold flavour we look for when enjoying chicken. The most important addition to this braised chicken salad is the zesty salad dressing which will kick your taste buds to life.
There is no wrong way to prepare a chicken salad. Experiment with various flavour combinations and ingredients to get to the result you like most. Some favourites you can add is sour-sweet cranberries, crunchy nuts or pumpkin seeds. What about adding some avocado, chunks of feta cheese of whatever ingredient you have in your pantry or veggie garden that will complement this salad? Remember to use the leftovers for tasty sandwiches the following day.
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