Cucumber Ring With Chicken Filling Recipe

Step 1

In large bowl, thoroughly mix cucumber, onion, lemon juice, parsley and tarragon. Pour sherry into medium-size bowl, sprinkle in the gelatin, let soften for a few minutes. Bring stock to boil, pour over gelatin and stir until dissolved, then turn into cucumber mixture, mix thoroughly, season to taste, pour into 5 cup ring mold, chill until set. Prepare filling by combining all ingredients and mixing well. Turn cucumber mold out onto dish and fill center with chicken salad. Serve with rounds of toast or hot crunchy bread.

Serves 6 - 8

This refreshing dish even tastes as if it is good for you. A most appropriate starter (or even a light lunch dish, served with a salad), for Pisces, the most fluid of all the water signs, who will naturally respond to the rhythmic curves suggested by this shimmering form.

Things You'll Need

  • 2 Cucumbers, peeled and finely
  • -grated
  • 1 Small onion, finely grated
  • 4tb Lemon juice
  • 1tb Fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1tb Fresh tarragon, chopped or 1
  • -1/2 tsp dried
  • 3tb Mediu,-dry sherry
  • 2tb Plus 1 tsp gelatin
  • 2c Chicken stock
  • Salt and pepper
  • Filling:
  • 1 1/4c Shredded chicken
  • 1c Chopped celery
  • 1 Finely chopped scallion
  • 2tb Lemon juice
  • 3tb Mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper

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