Ultimate Chicken Salad a la Jake Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
<br>- 1 cup sliced black olives
<br>- 1 cup finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil
<br>- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
<br>- 2  egg yolks
<br>- 1 cup olive oil
<br>- 2 teaspoons minced garlic
<br>- 1 teaspoon lemon juice, or to taste
<br>- 1 pinch salt, or to taste
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: Place chicken breasts into a  saucepan with enough water to cover them. Bring to a boil, then cover, and simmer for about 20 minutes, or until cooked through. Drain, and set aside to cool.
<br>step 2: While the chicken is poaching, whisk together egg yolks and garlic until light colored. Whisk in olive oil in a thin stream until fully incorporated. Flavor with lemon juice and salt to taste. This is the aioli sauce.
<br>step 3: Shred or cut chicken into small pieces, and place in a salad bowl. Toss with the olives, sun-dried tomatoes, and thyme. Stir in 3/4 cup of the aioli until everything is evenly coated. Taste and adjust seasoning if desired. Refrigerate, or serve immediately. Make a pleased groaning sound as you eat it.
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Ingredients
- 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
- 1 cup sliced black olives
- 1 cup finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 2 egg yolks
- 1 cup olive oil
- 2 teaspoons minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice, or to taste
- 1 pinch salt, or to taste

Directions
step 1: Place chicken breasts into a saucepan with enough water to cover them. Bring to a boil, then cover, and simmer for about 20 minutes, or until cooked through. Drain, and set aside to cool.
step 2: While the chicken is poaching, whisk together egg yolks and garlic until light colored. Whisk in olive oil in a thin stream until fully incorporated. Flavor with lemon juice and salt to taste. This is the aioli sauce.
step 3: Shred or cut chicken into small pieces, and place in a salad bowl. Toss with the olives, sun-dried tomatoes, and thyme. Stir in 3/4 cup of the aioli until everything is evenly coated. Taste and adjust seasoning if desired. Refrigerate, or serve immediately. Make a pleased groaning sound as you eat it.

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