Chicken Salad with Cornichons and Radishes
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brushjl May 8, 2023
Fantastic chicken salad. I used polish gherkins and my own roast chicken. Duke's mayonnaise was a winner.
Melissa May 2, 2015
Definately my new go-to recipe for chicken salad. Crunchy, creamy, sweet, vinegary. It has the whole package. Thanks!
Laura M. April 15, 2015
Mad this tonight--totally yummy. I had a serving and hubby finished the rest! Me thinks it's a keeper. Thank you.
kitchenkiddo May 15, 2013
Made this tonight and substituted homemade pickled green beans for cornichons and cilantro for the chives and tarragon-delicious and made a great light dinner over a bed of greens.
Kimberly C. August 9, 2012
I made this for my husband who devours radishes and sour pickles on a regular basis. He really liked it, I actually loved it, which surprised me because I prefer sweet pickles and rarely eat radishes. This is a lovely and flavorful chicken salad! I prepared it according to the recipe with 3 full cups of pulled rotisserie chicken (omitting the eggs which we eat constantly already) using fresh chives and tarragon from my garden. This recipe is a keeper, really perfect. Thanks so much. :)
btglenn August 5, 2012
This use of a version of a classic Remoulade sauce is an interesting variation on the classic chicken salad. James Beard/s version for a Remoulade uses dill pickles, finely chopped onion, finely chopped capers, a dash of Dijon mustard, and a dash of either lemon juice or or tarragon vinegar. His recommendation: "Let the sauce stand an hour or so before serving, and it will gain a great deal in quality as the flavors have time to merge and mellow." He also says that his recipe is open to personal interpretation. So, Foodies, vary your chicken salad Remoulade as you will for interesting and delicious combination personalized to your taste and your family's
theicp July 29, 2012
JuliannaMarie makes a good point - completely forgot to add when you mix in the chives! I do it in the second step.
Julianna B. July 24, 2012
I don't see when you add the chives in the recipe. You mention adding the tarragon to taste and I just wondered when you add the 1/4 c of chives. Thank you! Excited to taste this...well I have been tasting while preparing it, but looking forward to the finished dish.
theicp July 29, 2012
Major oops. I totally forgot to add that step, didn't I? I fold in the chives so that they're fully incorporated in step 2 - and then I sprinkle with tarragon at the very end.
theicp July 17, 2012
Sometimes I add softened butter to this - I'm embarrassed to admit it but it's soooo good!
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