Chicken Waldorf Macaroni Salad

This chicken salad has generous amount of red delicious apples and flaked chicken. It also have toasted chopped cashew nuts for added crunchiness. You can also use walnuts if that is cheaper in your area but since in the Philippines walnuts is not indigenous, cashew is the best alternative. You can serve is as side dish or just the salad as an appetizer or a snack. This is a good addition for the coming New Year food preparation.

To make chicken waldorf macaroni salad; Cook pasta according to the package instructions. But be sure to put 1 Tbsp cooking oil and 1 Tbsp salt on the boiling water before putting the pasta. This will prevent the pasta from sticking or clumping on each other. Drain and rinse in tap water or cold water to prevent overcooking. In a large bowl, combine mayonnaise and lemon juice. Add the remaining ingredients, the chicken, apples, celery and cashew nuts then toss well. Season with salt and sugar then chill. To see the complete recipe with lists of ingredients in exact measurements, look below.



 

How to Make Chicken Waldorf Macaroni Salad
 
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups Mayonnaise (preferably Lady's Choice or Best Foods)
  • 1 pack (about 200 grams) elbow macaroni
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice or calamansi juice
  • 2 cups boiled chicken, flaked
  • 5 pcs medium size Red delicious apples, cored and chopped
  • ½ cup celery, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup cashew nuts, toasted and chopped
  • 1½ tsp. salt
  • 3 tsp sugar
Instructions
How to make Chicken Waldorf Macaroni Salad:
  1. Cook pasta according to the package instructions.
  2. But be sure to put 1 Tbsp cooking oil and 1 Tbsp salt on the boiling water before putting the pasta.
  3. This will prevent the pasta from sticking or clumping on each other.
  4. Drain and rinse in tap water or cold water to prevent overcooking.
  5. In a large bowl, combine mayonnaise and lemon juice.
  6. Add the remaining ingredients, the chicken, apples, celery and cashew nuts then toss well.
  7. Season with salt and sugar then chill.
  8. Serve cold.

 


Chicken Waldorf Macaroni Salad