1 large chicken ( about 5 lb. )

1 c. chopped celery

1/2 c. large pecan pieces, roasted and salted 

Boil chicken in salted water until it falls off bones.  Cut up into small pieces. Add chopped celery and roasted pecan pieces. Mix all ingredients together with a good commercial or homemade mayonnaise. Serve on lettuce leaves on individual plates or a large serving dish. Serves 10. 

Optional Additions:

1 c. fresh green grapes

1 c. pineapple chunks

1/2 c. chopped green pepper 

8 chopped hard-boiled eggs

1/2 c. chopped sour or sweet pickles