July 27, 2010

Crunchy Munchy Chicken Salad

1/2 cup. coarsely chopped walnuts
1/2 cup. sesame seeds
2 cups. diced cooked chicken
1/2 cup diced celery
1/4 cup. finely chopped onion
1 (8oz) can. sliced water chestnuts, drained
2/3 cup. mayonnaise
2 T. soy sauce
1/8 tsp. ground pepper

    Heat oven to 350*F. Place walnuts and sesame seeds in shallow baking dish; toast 8 to 10 minutes.
set aside to cool.
    In medium bowl, combine chicken, celery,onion and water chestnuts. Stir in walnuts and sesame seeds.
In small bowl, combine mayonnaise and soy sauce; mix well. Pour over chicken mixture; toss throughly.
    Season with salt and pepper. Serve chilled on lettuce leaves.
4 1/2 cups.

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