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Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad Sandwich

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2011-06-04 Main Dish
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Greek yogurt with garlic, red onion, and celery turn poached chicken into a tasty chicken salad. Serve on your favorite bread with walnuts and fresh leaf lettuce.

  • Servings: 5-8

Ingredients:

1 lb Boneless Chicken Thigh Meat
3 Garlic Cloves
1-2 Tbsp Greek Yogurt
3 tsp Olive Oil
1½ Tbsp Minced Red Onion
1½ Tbsp Minced Celery
1 Lemon Wedge
Salt & Pepper, to taste
dash Red Pepper, or to taste
Garnish With Mashed Walnuts &
Leaf Lettuce

Directions:

Boil chicken meat in water with peeled garlic cloves, salt and pepper for 45 minutes. Place chicken and garlic in a large bowl and let stand until cool, 20-30 minutes. Using hands, shred chicken until stringy and a little lumpy.

Using a spatula, fold in yogurt and olive oil until blended. Gently fold in red onion and celery. Add salt, pepper and red pepper to taste. Refrigerate until serving, preferably overnight. Serve sprinkled with mashed walnuts, with lettuce on 2 slices of whole grain bread.