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Chicken Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing

   

Chicken Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing

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Whenever we have roast chicken on the dinner table, I used the chicken breast to make a salad to balance all that meat on the table. I love this salad dressing as I can make it effortlessly without breaking a sweat. I make this salad and eat it on its own (without the chicken) all year round, but if there’s leftover chicken , turkey or ham from your Christmas dinner (or whenever you have leftover roasted meat), you can add them to the base salad to make it more complete.

Mustard

There are two types of wholegrain mustard – one that really comes with the grains (left), and the other which is more like a paste. Both will work but the mayonnaise required will be slightly different. If you’re using wholegrain mustard, you’ll need more mayonnaise to bind the dressing and the resulting dressing will be whitish brown. If you’re using the fine mustard, you won’t need as much mayonnaise, and the resulting dressing will be brownish. It’s totally based on your preference, and personally I like the wholegrain bits which add both colour and fiber to the salad.

                                           

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12 Responses to “Chicken Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing”

  1. Christine@Christine's Recipes — December 20, 2010 @ 1:16 pm

    Simple and refreshing salad like this one is my all-time favourite.

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  2. The Sudden Cook — December 20, 2010 @ 5:27 pm

    Love it. Looks so good.

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  3. HoppingHammy — December 20, 2010 @ 9:43 pm

    This looks absolutely delicious! I don’t believe I’ve seen either of those types of mustards here, but I’ll have to look sometime when I get brave enough to try making it. :P

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  4. gertrude — December 20, 2010 @ 10:11 pm

    This is my fav kind of salad especially with honey mustard dressing. A great way to use up the leftover chicken too.

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  5. Little Corner of Mine — December 21, 2010 @ 12:38 am

    Refreshing, the mustard dressing made it healthier too.

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  6. tigerfish — December 21, 2010 @ 5:43 am

    very healthy! very Christmasy meal…with that peek into the Christmas ham :p

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  7. Xiaolu @ 6 Bittersweets — December 21, 2010 @ 7:31 am

    I love whole-grain mustard. I usually use it to roast potatoes, but I bet it’s equally delicious here in the dressing. Love your healthy salad!

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  8. Little Inbox — December 21, 2010 @ 8:17 am

    This is something lovely and light for our tummy. :)

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  9. Jess @ Bakericious — December 21, 2010 @ 10:11 am

    this is a simple and refreshing dish, looks delicious too.

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  10. Cooking Gallery — December 21, 2010 @ 5:58 pm

    This looks a but like Caesar salad, the recipe sounds delicious!

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