"Mama's Old Fashioned Chicken Salad" is the chicken salad I grew up with and I loved it then and I still do! While I do love Mama's Pecan Chicken Salad also, sometimes I just want this old fashioned kind of chicken salad. You just can't buy chicken salad that tastes this good! Here is what you need for this:
4 cups cooked chicken breast, diced fine
3 hard cooked eggs, diced fine
1 cup celery, diced fine
1/2 cup sweet pickle relish or finely diced sweet pickles
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 Tbs. lemon juice
3/4 cup mayonnaise
Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl until blended. I like everything diced fairly fine for this, but a food processor over does it for me, so I just use my little Pampered Chef food chopper so I can control how much I dice it all. Cover and chill.
My favorite way to serve is on a grilled sandwich, but it's also great on crackers or stuffed into a fresh tomato!