Lemon-Ginger Chicken Salad

Course : Chicken
Serves: 4
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1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon peel
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups cubed -- cooked chicken
1 cup seedless green grapes
1 cup sliced celery
2 medium cantaloupes or honeydew melons -- halved (optional)
1/2 Cup slivered almonds -- (optional)
2 tablespoons fresh ginger -- minced
2 tablespoons garlic -- minced
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon asian sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon asian fish sauce -- or to taste
1/2 teaspoon five-spice powder -- and chiitakes
1/4 teaspoon salt -- and chiitakes
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
8 medium skinless boneless chicken thighs
1 Cup vegetable oil -- for brushing
4 medium lettuce leaves

Preparation / Directions:

In mixing bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, sugar, lemon peel, lemon juice, ginger, and salt, stirring well. Add chicken, grapes and celery. Toss salad to coat well. Cover and chill at least two hours before serving. If desired, serve salad in melon halves and sprinkle with toasted slivered almonds.


Nutritional Information:

247 Calories (kcal); 26g Total Fat; (90% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 5g Carbohydrate; 16mg Cholesterol; 323mg Sodium

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