Everyone's Favorite Chicken

  • Yield: 6 servings

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


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