In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients (lemon juice optional). Refrigerate immediately.
Cool to 70˚F within 2 hours and to 41˚F or lower within an additional 4 hours
CCP: Maintain cold food at 41°F or below
Chill ready to eat food from 70°F to 41°F within 4 hours
Portion 4 ounces (#8 scoop) chilled chicken salad into a serving bowl, to go container, or bento box.