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Chicken salads

Chicken salad may seem like a boring option, but dress it up with some of our ideas and you might change your mind. We’ve combined chicken salad with a few unexpected ingredients for main dishes and sides, banishing chicken salad’s reputation as a tired go-to lunch.

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Cooking chicken breasts slowly in simmering water ensures they'll be tender, not rubbery. Onion and salt in the water add flavor without fat. If you have them on hand, you can also toss in a bay leaf, lemon peel, or whole peppercorns.

recipe

Supermarket rotisserie chicken comes together with sweet grapes and savory bacon in a fast, fresh dinner. This dish uses just half of a rotisserie chicken. Shred or slice the leftover meat and use in a sandwich, quesadilla, or pasta dish for another quick meal.