Mama's Old Fashioned Chicken Salad!

 
 
"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! 


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