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Sesame Chicken Salad
2 chicken leg quarters, cooked
1 T. oil
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1/4 small onion, finely chopped
sprinkle of salt and pepper
1/8 t. celery seed
1/4 t. sesame oil
1/2 cup frozen peas
1/4 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/2 cup cashews or peanuts (optional)
Heat oil in small pan. Saute' onion and garlic until soft, about 4 minutes, sprinkling with salt and pepper. Add frozen peas, toss to coat, cooking just a few minutes. Turn heat off and cover. Mix chicken, celery seed, sesame oil and mayo in medium bowl. With slotted spoon, scoop onion, garlic and peas out of skillet and add to chicken mixture. Add nuts if using. Refrigerate until chilled and flavors combined.
Makes about 3 cups or 4 servings. Good served on bed of lettuce or on crackers.
(Note - be careful not to use too much sesame oil, it's very strong.)
See previous recipe on cooking chicken quarters.