Dolly's Pecan Chicken Salad

This delicious chicken salad is a holiday favorite in the Dolly Parton household.

Posted in , Oct 7, 2013

Dolly Parton's Pecan Chicken Salad


3 c. diced cooked chicken ½ c. mayonnaise
3 celery stalks, diced 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
1 small onion, diced salt and pepper
¾ c. pecan halves watercress, for serving


1. Combine the chicken, celery, onion, pecans, mayonnaise and mustard in a large bowl, and toss gently until every piece is coated.

2. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

3. Serve over watercress.

Serves 6.

Nutritional Information:  Calories: 380; Fat: 27g; Cholesterol: 70mg; Sodium: 770mg; Total Carbohydrates: 6g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugars: 1g; Protein: 27g.

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