Food Fashion and Flow: Chicken Salad Cucumber Cups   

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Chicken Salad Cucumber Cups

 Sometimes it is hard to eat a clean diet when you want something delicious and satisfying and you don't want rabbit food. These delicious chicken salad cucumber cups satisfy that desire for something crunchy and is perfect for a low carb diet,or those times when you want to fill satisfied without being overstuffed.  The dill adds a nice depth of flavor and the pickle relish adds a hint of sweetness.

These cucumber cups also make great appetizers and are a perfect party food. If you are not watching your carbs, the chicken salad is delicious on squaw bread and makes a great sandwich!

 Start with fresh cucumber. Wash and cut the cucumber into 1 1/2 to 2 inch rounds. Use a spoon to hollow out some of the cucumber without touching the bottom. Fill the small hollowed out space with chicken salad and top with more chicken salad.


1 Rotisserie Chicken Shredded or chopped in small pieces
2 Celery Stalks finely chopped
2 green onions chopped
1 tablespoon minced dillweed
1/4to 1/2 cup sweet pickle relish (depending on your taste)
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup unsweetened plain yogurt
1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 
Salt and pepper to taste
1-2 cucumbers washed and cut into hollowed out rounds

Set the chicken aside and chop the celery, green onions, relish and dillweed and add to the chicken. Add the relish, mayonnaise, yogurt and vinegar to a medium bowl and mix. Taste to make sure the mixture has enough seasoning and then combine with chicken mixture and mix thoroughly. Chill the chicken salad for a couple of hours.

Fill each cucumber round with the chicken salad mixture and serve.


Emmylou said...

I'm a huge fan of chicken salad, and this looks really yummy, LV:) Bookmarked!

Cherrie J. said...

Looks so yummy!! I need to try this!


Tallia said...

This looks so delicious! Too bad I am a vegetarian!

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Always Maylee said...

Yum, this looks delish and would make for a great appetizer!

xo, Yi-chia
Always Maylee

MarkD60 said...

Just like stuffed peppers, only colder and smaller!

Sandra Martinez said...

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Your look is ideal and fresh :)
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Come to enjoy our new creation :)

Beatrice Balaj said...

This was DELICIOUS!!!
Thank you so much for the recipe.

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Trinity Grace said...

Yummy! I'm sure the yogurt gives the chicken salad a different taste.

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