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Macaroni Chicken Salad

There's a hidden secret in this recipe. Grain mustard. It's an added unexpected flavor that mellows out the chicken salad with the onions, it gives it a fresh flavor as well. 
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 506kcal


  • 1 lb elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup mayo
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 tbsp grain mustard
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 small shallot
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups cooked chicken
  • 2 tbsp scallions
  • 1/2 cup green peas
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the macaroni and cook according to packaging instructions, rinse under cold water and drain.
  • In a large bowl combine the boiled eggs, cooked chicken, shallots, mayonnaise, mustard, sugar, salt, and pepper.
  • Add the macaroni to the mixture and mix until well incorporated.
  • Add the peas, season with salt and pepper, garnish with scallions if desired and enjoy!



Calories: 506kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 119mg | Sodium: 282mg | Potassium: 275mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 235IU | Vitamin C: 4.1mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1.8mg