Buffet Make-Your-Own Salad
2 chickens -- cooked, * see note
4 cups cooked rice
3 cans chow mein noodles -- large cans
5 cups gravy -- ** see note
3 cups celery -- diced
10 green onions -- sliced
16 ounces pineapple chunks in juice -- drained
2 cups cheddar cheese -- shredded
1 cup toasted almonds -- slivered
1 1/2 cups toasted coconut
1 cup black olives -- chopped
* Broiler-fryer chickens.
Cook, skin, bone and cut into bite-sized pieces.
** Use chicken gravy or combination of broth,
chicken soup and gravy.
Heat chicken and gravy together.
Place in pretty serving or chafing dish.
Place other items in a decorative fashion
on buffet table.
Guests can build their own salads
using these ingredients.
This can be made in advance and stored separately,
ready to assemble when needed.