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Roasted chicken salad rolled into a ball and covered with pecans and parsley. Served with quality crackers and green apple slices

Chicken salad ball served with green apple slices and/or crackers


  • Rotisserie chicken or baked chicken breast
  • Celery
  • Green onion
  • Mayo
  • Beau monde
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Pecans
  • Parsley
  • Green apple slices
  • Crackers


  1. Shredded rotisserie chicken or baked chicken breast
  2. Finely chopped celery
  3. Chop green part of scallions
  4. Mayonnaise to taste
  5. Beau monde to taste
  6. Salt-and-pepper to taste
  7. Chop pecans and parsley
  8. Roll the chicken that you have made into a ball and then in the parsley and pecans
  9. Serve with green apples and good quality crackers
  10. To keep apples from turning brown soak in sprite or 7-up

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I have a catering company called Gourmet Sisters in Dallas Texas. My partner and I, Mary Fulton, came up with this idea and it has been a very successful item on our menu. People love chicken salad but don't always want it on a sandwich. The chicken salad is a very clean chicken salad with not a lot of ingredients but rolling it in pecans and parsley is very tasty and the presentation is beautiful! Adding the green apples slices take it to another level. As my friend Dana Cooper says..... It's so good it will hurt you!

Thank you for the opportunity to share a new way to have chicken salad as an appetizer, brunch or a hors d'oeuvre and to my daughter-in-law for suggesting that I enter. I might add that if you do not want to make the chicken ball you can add the pecans/parsley to the chicken mixture and make a sandwich....

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