I love a good chicken salad sandwich, but I always hesitate to buy the stuff at the deli. You never know how long it’s been sitting there. Or where the chicken came from. Or if it even IS chicken. Did they cut away any fat? Oh God – what if there’s a piece of skin? Did they wear gloves??? Can you tell I’m a little bit paranoid about deli foods?
Anyway, I had a taste for chicken salad the other day, but I really didn’t feel like cooking up any chicken to make it from scratch. I remembered a recipe from a vegan cooking class I took a while ago, where the chef made tuna salad from chickpeas, and call me crazy, but it tasted pretty close to the real thing. If she could make them taste like tuna, chicken salad should be a snap, right? Continue Reading..