Chicken Salad Bites
Throw together a luau-inspired meal, featuring Chicken Salad Bites
These chicken salad bites come together very quickly and can feed a crowd as a light appetizer. Serve when the weather is warm.
1 ½ cups chopped pineapple
5 cups diced cooked chicken
1 cup diced water chestnuts
1 cup diced celery
½ cup chopped scallions
½ cup sliced almonds
20-30 Tostitos Scoops (or lettuce or cabbage cups) for serving
1 cup canned Chinese fried crunchy noodles (if unavailable, use ½ cup more almonds)
Chicken Salad Bites Dressing:
¾ cup sour cream
¾ cup mayonnaise
¼ cup sweet chutney or marmalade
1 tsp. curry powder
1 tsp. each salt and pepper
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
Combine ingredients in a bowl; mix well.
Combine first 6 ingredients in a bowl and set aside. Stir dressing into salad 1 hour before serving and refrigerate to blend flavors. When ready to serve, place a tablespoon of chicken salad on Scoops or lettuce or cabbage cups and sprinkle with Chinese noodles or almonds.
By Lori Ross, Southern Boating July 2019
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