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Nutty Orange Chicken Salad

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 10 minutes

Servings: 4 to 6



  • 1 rib celery, diced
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, diced
  • 2 large hard-cooked eggs, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped and toasted
  • 1/4 cup scallions, sliced, white and light green parts
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 cups (about 3-oz) Boston lettuce, for serving
  • 1 (15-oz) can mandarin oranges, drained, for garnish


In a large bowl, combine the celery, chicken, eggs, walnuts, scallions, mayonnaise, lemon juice, salt and pepper.

Divide the greens equally among 4 to 6 plates. Serve the chicken over the greens and garnish with the orange segments.