Everyone’s Favorite Chicken

  • Yield 6 servings

"When I bring this casserole, everyone loves it. Any leftovers go home with whoever gets there first!"


3 cups diced, cooked chicken (2 large breasts)
2 medium celery stalks, finely chopped
1 (8-ounce can) sliced water chestnuts, drained
1/3 cup sliced almonds
1 (2-ounce) jar pimientos, undrained
1 tablespoon minced onion
3/4 cup light mayonnaise
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup (2 ounces) canned French fried onions
6 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease an 11 x 7-inch baking dish.
  2. Combine chicken, celery, water chestnuts, almonds, pimientos, onion, mayonnaise, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a large bowl; mix well.
  3. Place in prepared dish and top with the French fried onions and cheese. Bake, covered, 30 minutes, or until cheese melts.

– Recipe submitted by Elaine Arnold



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