Chicken Salad Amandine
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ready in: 2-5 hrs
serves/makes: 6recipe id: 95524cook method: stovetop
1/2 cup slivered almonds
1/4 cup butter or margarine
4 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
1 can (15.25 ounce size) crushed pineapple, well drained
1 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon salt
6 pineapple slices
***Almond Salad Dressing***
1 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup Amaretto or other almond-flavored liqueur
Saute almonds in butter until golden brown, stirring occasionally; drain well.
Combine half of almonds and next 5 ingredients, mixing well. Cover and chill several hours or overnight.
Place sliced pineapple on lettuce leaves; top with chicken salad. Spoon dressing over salad, and sprinkle with remaining almonds.
Almond salad dressing: Combine ingredients, and mix until smooth. Chill thoroughly.
816 calories, 65 grams fat, 31 grams carbohydrates, 33 grams protein per serving
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