Thursday, January 7, 2010

My Girl Paula; Lemon Basil Chicken Salad

This week I wanted to do something simple. For My Girl Paula it was a salad or veg. So I made a chicken salad.. This was very simple to make and taste delicious. I made it for dinner last night along with a salad. I topped the sandwiches with tomato, avocado, onion, lettuce, provolone cheese and a little cream cheese.

4 cups cooked, diced chicken (I used canned chicken, drained)
1 rib celery, minced
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
1/4 cup slivered almonds
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 1/2 tsp fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper

In a small bowl, combine chicken, celery, basil and almonds. In another small bowl, combine sour cream, mayo, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Add to chicken mixture, tossing gently to coat. Cover and chill