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Lemony Chicken Fruit Salad

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“Yet another recipe that was found in Taste of Home Best Ever Chicken Cookbook 2009. Preparation time does not include time needed to cook & cube the chicken, & it doesn't include the time needed for the salad to chill..”

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  1. Drain pineapple, RESERVING the juice, then set aside the pineapple & 1/2 cup of the juice.
  2. Toss remaining juice with the diced apple, then drain.
  3. In a large bowl, combine chicken, grapes, pineapple & apple, then cover & refrigerate.
  4. In a saucepan, melt butter, then stir in flour, sugar & salt until smooth.
  5. Gradually add lemon juice & reserved pineapple juice, then bring to a boil, boiling & stirring for 2 minutes, before reducine heat.
  6. Add to & blend a small amount of hot juice with egg yolks, before returning this yolk mixture to the saucepan.
  7. Bring to a gentle boil, then cook & stir for 2 minutes, before removing from heat & chilling for 10-15 minutes.
  8. Beat cream until stiff peaks form, then fold into cooled dressing.
  9. Pour over chicken & fruit mixture, stirring gently to coat.
  10. Chill for 1 hour before sprinkling with almonds & serving.

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