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Big Cooking – Chicken Part 2 – Chicken Salad

Getting a meal on the table does not have to be a big production. If you enjoy cooking and have the time, go for it. These days it seems our time is being pulled into a thousand directions. This is where the big cooking can come in handy. In Big Cooking Part 1 I made a sheet pan of chicken breasts and a sheet pan of veggies.

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We had three large chicken breasts remaining. Since the clean up was minimal (2 sheet pans), I used that extra time to make chicken salad (used one chicken breast) for a quick lunch the next day.

Creamy Chicken Salad

This is my go to chicken salad recipe. To be honest I have made it so many times I do not even measure anymore.

Chicken Salad

  • 1 large chicken breast, cubed
  • 1/2 c onion, diced
  • 1/2 c celery, diced
  • 1/2 c dried cranberries
  • 2 tsp dijon mustard
  • Homemade mayonnaise (to your desired creaminess)(see website)

Mix it all together and chill. Taste for seasoning. Since I had generously seasoned my chicken breasts I did not need to add additional seasoning. Serve. Eat. Enjoy.

I still have 2 chicken breasts remaining and some veggies to work with. Look for Big Cooking – Chicken Part 3 – ???.

2 thoughts on “Big Cooking – Chicken Part 2 – Chicken Salad

  1. Nice recipe 🙂

    1. Thank you. I probably make this about every other week.

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