*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     CUCUMBER RING WITH CHICKEN FILLING
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Poultry                          Appetizers
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2                    Cucumbers, peeled and finely
                         -grated
    1                    Small onion, finely grated
    4       tb           Lemon juice
    1       tb           Fresh parsley, chopped
    1       tb           Fresh tarragon, chopped or 1
                         -1/2 tsp dried
    3       tb           Mediu,-dry sherry
    2       tb           Plus 1 tsp gelatin
    2       c            Chicken stock
                         Salt and pepper
                         Filling:
    1 1/4   c            Shredded chicken
    1       c            Chopped celery
    1                    Finely chopped scallion
    2       tb           Lemon juice
    3       tb           Mayonnaise
 
   salt and pepper
   
   In large bowl, thoroughly mix cucumber, onion, lemon juice, parsley and
   tarragon.  Pour sherry into medium-size bowl, sprinkle in the gelatin, let
   soften for a few minutes.  Bring stock to boil, pour over gelatin and stir
   until dissolved, then turn into cucumber mixture, mix thoroughly, season to
   taste, pour into 5 cup ring mold, chill until set.  Prepare filling by
   combining all ingredients and mixing well. Turn cucumber mold out onto dish
   and fill center with chicken salad. Serve with rounds of toast or hot
   crunchy bread.
   
   Serves 6 - 8
   
   This refreshing dish even tastes as if it is good for you.  A most
   appropriate starter (or even a light lunch dish, served with a salad), for
   Pisces, the most fluid of all the water signs, who will naturally respond
   to the rhythmic curves suggested by this shimmering form.
  
 
 
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