Pineapple Chicken Salad

This is a healthy and light recipe which one of my blogger friend has quickly suggested to me.It is spicy,crunchy,juicy,sweet and sour  and delicious.It can be a one pot meal or a filling for a tasty sandwich.My sincere and hearty thanks to her(Viana) for this wonderful recipe which I modified a little according to the availability of ingredients and my convenience.


1.Boneless chicken 200 gm
2.Lemon juice (1/4 th cup)
3.Sugar (2 tbsp)
4.Vinegar(1 tsp)
5.Sea salt (as per taste)
6.Fresh cream or sour cream (1/2 cup)
7. Mayonnaise (1/2 cup)
8.Dried tarragon (1 tbsp)
9.Green chilies (2 chopped into fine pieces)
10.Red chilly flakes (1 tbsp)
11.Pineapple pieces (1 cup)
12.Onions (chopped 1/2 cup)
13.White pepper (1 tbsp)
14 terragon dried (2 to 3 tbsp)
15.iceburg lettuce (1 bunch)
16.Onion stocks or spring onions (1/4 th cup)
17.Tomatoes( 1 chopped)

1.Add the boneless chicken pieces to a bowl of cold water with a little salt and heat it until boiling for few minutes  and the chicken looks white and cooked.
2.Turn off the fire and allow the chicken pieces to cool in the water.
3.Take it out after sometimes and shred with hands
4.make a liquid marinate with lemon juice and sugar  and tarragon and marinate the chicken for 5 minutes.
5.Make a dressing with white pepper ,sour cream and mayonnaise.
6.Arrange the lettuce inside the bowl and on that add onions,green chillies and pineapple pieces.
7.Add shredded chicken and on that pour the cream dressing.
8.sprinkle some tarragon chilly flakes and sea salt on top.
9.Chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to an hour.
10.Plate it.


Indrani Sen is a teacher,lecturer in Information Technology/Computer Science for the past 12 years. She has authored 4 text books in Information Technology.
She is passionate about cooking and loves to blog about food and travel.This blog is like my baby as I have built it from scratch by myself with little help from colleagues ,friends and of course Google.

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