Rich's Magnolia Room Chicken Salad
The Rich's Magnolia Room was a beloved restaurant in the south's most beloved department store. This was one of their most popular dishes.
3 1/2 pounds chicken breasts
Salt to taste
6 ribs celery, diced
1/2 cup pickle relish
1 1/2 teaspoons ground white pepper
2 cups mayonnaise
1/2 cup sliced toasted almonds
Boil chicken breasts in lightly salted water until meat is tender. Reserve stock for future use. Let chicken cool. Separate meat from bones and skin; leave chicken in medium-size strips. Fold celery, pickle relish and pepper into mayonnaise. Fold chicken into mayonnaise mixture. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Garnish with almond slices.
Want to eat like a true southerner? Serve this alongside a fruit salad and some parve biscuits.
Recipe: Kosher, poultry, copycat kosher