What’s Cooking in Gail’s Kitchen? Food Junkie Favorites: Potato Chip Potluck! This one-dish wonder is so yummy, it can be packed in a picnic basket and taken along on your next adventure. With the double crunch of water chestnuts and potato chips, it almost seems like a party dip. Wrap it in foil and you’re good-to-go. Kids love the salty chips and adults appreciate the herbed chicken chunks.
POTATO CHIP POTLUCK
3 cups chicken, cooked and cubed
1/2 cup mayonnaise
3 green onions, snipped
8-ounce can water chestnuts, drained and chopped
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon celery seeds
2 tablespoons chopped tarragon leaves
Sea salt to taste
Dash of pepper
1 cup extra sharp cheese, sliced or shredded
1-2 tomatoes, sliced
1 cup potato chips, crushed
Preheat oven to 350°. Combine chicken, mayonnaise, onions, water chestnuts, lemon juice, celery seed, tarragon leaves, salt, pepper, and half the cheese. Mix lightly. Spoon into a casserole dish. Layer with sliced tomatoes. Bake for 20 minutes. Top with remaining cheese and potato chips. Bake another 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.