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Porter House Tuna Salad

This is it, folks, a simple, traditional, classic tuna salad. Nothing fancy, nothing exotic. Just everyday ingredients transformed into something that is Just Plain Good!

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cans of solid white tuna in water, drained
  • 1/4 cup sweet pickle relish, drained
  • 2 hard boiled eggs, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • salt
  • ground pepper
  • garlic powder
  • onion powder
  • sugar

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Combine all ingredients except mayonnaise in a large bowl. Add the mayonnaise in increments, until the chicken salad reaches the desired consistency: rich, but not too creamy. Add salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder and sugar to taste.

2. Serve with crackers, or on soft rolls or whole wheat toast.

Porter House Chicken Salad

Chicken salad is becoming one of the Porter House faves. YES! my friends we have graduated from tuna, tuna all the time. But don’t get me wrong we still love tuna just as much. But when we are in the mood for something different, something “Porter House Gourmet”. We crave chicken salad. But not just any chicken salad. One that will satisfy the sweet and the savory. Mmmm, Tasty!

Ingredients

  • 2 large bone-in, skin-on chicken breasts (about 2 1/2 pounds)
  • 3 strips turkey bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • garlic powder
  • onion powder
  • 1 cup red seedless grapes, sliced in half
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon leaves
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped

Instructions

1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil..

2. Place the chicken on the prepared baking sheet. Drizzle lightly with the olive oil and sprinkle with salt, pepper, onion powder and garlic powder. Roast until golden and completely cooked through, about 50 minutes. Cool completely.

3. Remove the skin from the chicken. Shred the meat with a fork and then roughly chop. Add to a bowl with the bacon, grapes, mayonnaise, tarragon, lemon juice, celery, onion and salt, pepper, onion powder and garlic powder to taste and mix well.

4. Serve & Enjoy!

*CHEF’S NOTE – Jazz this salad up by serving it in an edible toast cup, an edible tomato cup or in a lettuce cup/wrap