Ingredients:

  • 4 cups chicken - cooked and cubed
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon fresh dill - finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley - finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons spicy mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup red onion - finely chopped/minced
  • 1 cup celery - thinly sliced
  • 1 cup red grapes - halved
  • 1 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seeds
  • 1/2 cup candied pecans (cashews, walnuts or almonds can be substituted)
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries or dried cranberries

Directions:

  1. Either cook chicken breasts, cool then chop into small cubes, or used canned, prepared chicken.
  2. A vegetable slicer or mandolin is preferred for cutting up onion and celery. All other chopped or sliced ingredients, use a chef knife and chop/cut.
  3. Nuts and dried fruit can be optional items and you can substitute chopped walnuts, cashews or sliced almonds for the chopped pecans.
  4. Combine all ingredients together in a large bowl, mix thoroughly, chill and serve.