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Chicken Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 cold chicken
  • 1 teaspoonful white pepper
  • 1/2 head celery
  • 1 grain cayenne
  • yolks of 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoonful vinegar
  • 1 tablespoonful capers
  • 1 head of lettuce
  • 1 gill salad oil
  • 1 tablespoonful of cream
  • white of egg beaten to a stiff froth

Instructions

Cut the chicken into small square pieces and remove the skin. The celery should be well washed and also cut into pieces of a similar size. Put into a bowl the yolks of eggs, drop into this drop by drop, the oil, and beat them together, the mixture should resemble thick cream, add the vinegar. Put the chicken and celery together in a salad bowl and pour over the compound, sprinkle on also pepper and salt and cayenne; mix all thoroughly together with a fork. Arrange the lettuce around the edge of the salad bowl, sprinkle the capers over the top and garnish the centre with tips of celery.

Notes

Attributed to Miss Stevenson.

Source

My Pet Recipes, Tried and True (1900).

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