Southern Pecan Chicken Salad


1 cup mayonnaise
¼ cup golden raisins and currants, plumped
¼ cup red seedless grapes, halved
¼ cup slivered almonds, toasted
2 ounces coco lopez (1/4 cup)
1 teaspoon curry powder
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 tablespoons fresh chives, minced
1 (3 ½ pound) chicken – cooked, diced and chilled
1 cup water
1 cup sugar
2 cups pecan halves
1 pound field green salad
Assorted fresh fruits – grapefruit, orange, grapes, strawberries, etc.
Glazed pecans

In a medium bowl combine the mayonnaise with the coco lopez, spices and chives. With a rubber spatula, fold in the chicken, raisins, grapes and almonds, until well coated.

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