Chicken Orange Salad-Scary for Halloween-Wiggle Wednesday

If you are looking for a retro Jell-o salad for Halloween (and I know you are!) that will scare you just to read it…but will taste pretty good…how about this one? (From 500 Delicious Salad Recipes, 1951)

Chicken Orange Salad

3 tablespoons unflavored gelatin
1/2 cup cold orange juice
2 cups hot orange juice
orange sections
2 tablespoons cold water
3/4 cup boiling chicken stock
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon white pepper
1 pimento, chopped
1/4 teaspoon onion juice
3 cups diced cooked chicken
3/4 cup heavy cream, whipped
Lettuce, Mayonnaise

Soften 1 1/2  tablespoons gelatin in cold orange juice for 5 minutes; dissolve in hot orange juice and strain. Cool. Decorate a large mold, ring mold. or individual molds, with orange sections and cover with half of the slightly thickened gelatin. Chill until firm. Soften remaining gelatin in cold water for 5 minutes; dissolve in boiling chicken stock and cool until it begins to thicken. Add salt, pepper, pimento, onion juice, and chicken. Fold in whipped cream and pour over orange gelatin. Chill. When firm, add remaining orange gelatin. Chill. Unmold on lettuce and serve with mayonnaise. Serves 12.



  2. LOL Liz. I thought for sure you were going to add this to your Thanksgiving menu! hahaha. 😉

  3. But, it isn’t bad…really not bad…

  4. I bet it isn’t really GOOD either! 🙂

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