Frugal Meals: Chicken Salad 5 WAYS


chicken salad 3 ways

Chicken Salad is a old recipe that I occasionally tweak or add to depending on what I have to use up. Here are some of my versions for a classic recipe that can be used many different ways.

Chicken Salad :

One mix served 5 different ways


Base mix:

2x bbq chicken thighs and 2 drumsticks meat

20 seedless green grapes (that have been cut length wise then into 3rds per grape.)

2 handfuls of crushed walnuts (place in zip lock bag and smash with meat mallot)



1/ serve on its own

2/ serve in lettuce leaves and roll

3/ serve with lettuce in a wrap

4/add dried cranberries to base mix

5/add apple to base mix