Chicken Salad Delight Recipe

Step 1

Bring water to a boil; stir in barley, bouillon granules, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Reduce heat. Cover; simmer 50 to 60 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Drain; cool. Combine cooked barley, chicken, grapes, celery and walnuts. Combine remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt with remaining ingredients; mix well. Pour over barley mixture, tossing lightly. Cover; chill. Serve in cantaloupe halves or on lettuce leaves, if desired.

Seven 1 Cup Servings

*NOTE: To substitute 2/3 cup Quaker Scotch Brand Quick Pearled Barley, decrease water to 2 cups and cooking time to 10 to 12 minutes. Proceed as recipe directs.

Source: "Hurry, Let's Eat!" Reprinted with permission from The Quaker Oats Company Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias

Things You'll Need

  • 3c Water
  • 1/2c Medium Pearled Barley*
  • -- Quaker Scotch Brand
  • 1ts Instant chicken bouillon
  • -- granules
  • 1/2ts Salt (optional)
  • 2c Chopped cooked chicken
  • 2c Halved seedless grapes
  • -- red or green
  • 1/2c Chopped celery
  • 1/4c Chopped walnuts
  • 3/4c Mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 1tb Milk or water
  • 1ts Curry powder (optional)

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