So I don't know about you, but whenever I eat chicken salad at a wedding, bridal shower, baby shower, party, etc. it's like I just can't get enough! I love it so much I want to marry it. There, I said it.
So this is how I make mine:
boil 2 chicken breasts (20 min) and shred
(most recipes say canned chicken, but boiling your own is way cheaper)
boil 2 cups of bow tie noodles
(or not if you leave the noodles out you can make sandwiches out of them, but who has croissants on hand? not me, plus again I went for cheap and these are super cheap)
celery, grapes, apples, and pears
(Lee says, "Leave out the celery," because he hates it, but I say, "No way Jose you need that crunch.")
dump it all in a bowl with a 1/2 cup of almond slivers
It will look something like this ^
Then, and most importantly, you can't just use regular mayo.
You have to use olive oil mayo, trust me. It will change your life.
PS: This needs to chill before being served AND make sure you hide the leftovers because if I am there it will be gone in less than 24 hours. No Joke.
We ate it with sides of pineapple and wheat rolls.