Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Bennigan's Copycat Chicken Salad Recipe

This copycat recipe for Bennigan's Chicken Salad is much like the one you will get at the restaurant. This copycat recipe will let you enjoy their chicken salad anytime you get a craving.

Ingredients:
1 pound chicken breast, cooked, skinned, boned and diced
½ cup celery,diced
1 cup mayonnaise
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
½ teaspoon sugar
½ teaspoon onion powder
¼ cup almonds, toasted
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 cup crushed pineapple, drained
Alfalfa sprouts
Whole fresh pineapple for serving, optional
Directions:
Place chicken in large mixing bowl; add celery and mix.
Add remaining ingredients and mix with until combined.
To serve in pineapple shell, cut whole pineapple in half lengthwise.
Using a grapefruit knife, cut around the inside of the pineapple, leaving about¼" from the edge.
Scoop out remaining pineapple.
Place a bed of sprouts in the shell and scoop salad mixture on top. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon toasted almonds and serve chilled.
Tips:
1 pound of chicken breast would be approximately 2 boneless chicken breast.

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