Easy chicken salad that can either be made from leftover roast chicken or grilled chicken breast.
Makes approximately 4-5 servings
2 cups of chopped or diced chicken meat
1 medium sized apple diced into very small cubes (granny smith, honey crisp or fuji)
1/3 cup sliced grapes (red seedless, green or champagne)
3/4 cup chopped nuts (almonds, cashews, pistachios or pecans)
1/2 cup chopped dried fruit (cranberries, cherries, apricots or currants)
1 tablespoon mustard (dijon, spicy brown, grainy or yellow)
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 to 3/4 cup mayonnaise (to taste)
salt & pepper (to taste)
optional spices added to taste (dry Italian seasoning, tarragon, parsley or curry)
*Experiment with cubed or chopped textures, fruit, nuts and spices for different variations.