Chicken Salad For Sandwiches Is Now Ready To Eat

Chicken Salad For Sandwiches Is Now Ready To Eat!

When you’re ready to make sandwiches, place the chicken salad on top oflettuce leaves on sandwich bread, cut in half, and serve! That’s it! Prettyeasy, right? Keep any leftovers covered in refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.I sure do love summer in Oregon! It is such a blessing to have warmth,sunshine, and blue skies, especially after the wettest, gloomiest Winter andSpring I can recall in several years! Having this chicken salad for sandwichespre-made and ready is a welcome thing, so we can be outside enjoying thebeauty of the Pacific Northwest!Thanks for stopping by. Be sure to check out ALL my recipes in the RecipeIndex, located at the top of the page. Have a great day!

Curry Chicken Salad Sandwiches (Recipe Inspired by THE FINISHING TOUCHES)

Pinkies up, Tartlets! I’m bringing you all the fancy, afternoon tea vibes withthese Curry Chicken Salad Sandwiches.The entire time I was reading The Finishing Touches, which takes place inLondon (a.k.a., my favorite city), I could NOT stop craving a proper Britishtea.It’s been a few years since I’ve ventured across the pond *cries* so I’ve hadto make do with afternoon teas I can find stateside, as well as create some ofmy own teatime recipes when I’m itching for a fix.Luckily, there’s a lovely little establishment near me called Charlotte’s TeaRoom that serves up a pretty darn good service, complete with endless pots oftea, freshly baked scones, and the requisite tea sandwiches, including myFAVORITE tea sandwich of all time: Curry Chicken Salad.Whenever I go to Charlotte’s, I tell myself I’m going to order somethingdifferent. And, every time, I promptly ignore my sense of culinary adventure…and order the Curry Chicken Salad Sandwich.Because it’s SO freakin’ good!Curry Chicken Salad Sandwiches are my attempt to recreate the magic done bythe people at Charlotte’s.They also seem like the perfect book-inspired recipe for The FinishingTouches. Can’t you just picture these colorful sandwiches piled high on agleaming silver platter, served to ladies who lunch?Even if you’re not a fan of Indian cuisine, you’re going to love the taste ofthis Curry Chicken Salad.The savory curry powder blends wonderfully with the sweet fig jam and handfulsof plump raisins stirred into the dressing, and the chopped almonds add asatisfying crunch to the salad.Use shredded rotisserie chicken to make the dish come together really quickly.Because recipes that don’t involve spending a ton of time in the kitchen arethe best.And, use Greek yogurt instead mayo (which I loathe) to mix all the deliciousingredients together. I’m convinced this condiment swap makes these sandwichesten times healthier than the traditional version, therefore allowing me to eateven more of them.Nevermind that I pile the filling on a flaky, buttery, mini croissant.Which you have to do, by the way. You can use plain ol’ bread if you reallywant to, but I really think the croissant brings out the subtle sweetness ofthe Curry Chicken Salad.True story: my husband devoured these Curry Chicken Salad Sandwiches for lunchfor a week straight — and he avoids all things curry! If that’s not a ringingendorsement, I don’t know what is!These sandwiches are a great make-ahead meal since the flavors taste betterand better the longer they have to meld together. Try to make the chickensalad the night before you serve it.Just be sure to place a “Do Not Touch” sign on the bowl in the fridge;otherwise, hungry family members may devour it all before you have a chance toserve it!Print RecipeCurry Chicken Salad SandwichesIngredients * 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken * 1 cup Greek yogurt * 1/2 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice * 4 tsp curry powder * 1 tbsp fig jam * 1/4 tsp salt * 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro * 1/2 cup sliced almonds, coarsely chopped * 1/2 cup raisins * 12 mini croissantsIngredients * 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken * 1 cup Greek yogurt * 1/2 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice * 4 tsp curry powder * 1 tbsp fig jam * 1/4 tsp salt * 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro * 1/2 cup sliced almonds, coarsely chopped * 1/2 cup raisins * 12 mini croissants| —|— InstructionsPREP INSTRUCTIONS 1. Slice croissants in half, lengthwise, and set aside. 2. Chop the almonds and set aside. 3. Chop the cilantro and set aside. 4. Juice your lemon and set aside.COOKING INSTRUCTIONS 1. Stir together the yogurt, lemon juice, curry powder, fig jam, and salt in a medium bowl until completely combined. 2. Fold the shredded chicken into the dressing until it’s completely covered. 3. Mix the almonds, raisins, and cilantro into the chicken salad until fully incorporated. 4. To serve, generously spread curry chicken salad onto the open half of a croissant, then top with remaining half. Recipe Notes**Most people put mango chutney in curry chicken salad, but I didn’t have anyon hand when I made this recipe. I used fig jam and thought it was delicious,though you could also use mango chutney or even apricot jam.Chicken Salad With Apples & PecansMake this chicken salad with apples for an easy lunch or a casual dinner. Pilethe chicken salad on thick toast for a filling and crunchy sandwich.

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Please leave a comment on this post and pin this recipe on Pinterest.Chicken Salad SandwichesCurry Chicken Salad Sandwiches Recipeposted by The Bewitchin Kitchen on August 5, 2020

Can I make this recipe ahead of time?

The above being said, you can make this recipe a few hours ahead of time.As I mentioned, this is one of my go-to casual dinners. One of the best thingsabout making chicken salad sandwiches for dinner is that the prep work can bedone ahead of time so you can rest in the evening. I make the chicken salad inthe afternoon, so all I have to do is assemble the sandwiches at dinner time.

Classic Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Prep Time: 15 minsCook Time: 0 minsThese classic sandwiches are perfect for picnics in the park, BBQs, or everyday lunch!Servings: 6 sandwichesPRINT PIN RATE

Recipe FAQs

Can I cook the chicken from scratch instead of using store-bought rotisseriechicken?Absolutely! Use 1 pound skinless boneless chicken breast halves ortenderloins. Add chicken to a large stockpot of salted, boiling water. Reduceheat to medium and simmer chicken at a low boil for 10-12 minutes, or until itis cooked through. Remove from water and place on a plate to cool. Cut thechicken into small cubes, then set aside to cool slightly while you gather andprep the remaining ingredients.Why is my chicken salad watery?Some vegetables with high water content, such as cucumbers, grapes, andcelery, may make your chicken salad sandwiches soggy if you add too much. Besure to thoroughly dab these ingredients dry with a cloth before adding to themixture. Also be sure to keep the ratio of these types of ingredients lower.How long with chicken salad last in the fridge?To store properly: – store assembled chicken salad sandwiches in resealable plastic bags orairtight containers in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 days. – store the chicken salad (unassembled, without bread slices) in an airtightfood storage container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.Can I freeze chicken salad?Chicken salad doesn’t freeze well, as it becomes soggy and watery when thawed.I would not recommend freezing it.

What Chicken to Use for Sandwiches

I always cook with chicken breasts, they’re my favorite cut of poultry andthey’re easy to deal with.You could also use chopped up boneless chicken thighs for a more tender meatand a more economical option.Chicken with the Raised by a Canadian Farmer logo.As always, when shopping for chicken I look for the Raised by a CanadianFarmer logo. Purchasing chicken with this logo ensures the following: * It supports our local economy. * Canadian chicken farmers are third party audited for animal care and on farm food safety. * Canadian farmers are committed to sustainability through innovation by preserving or land.”

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