Everyone loves a chicken salad sandwich, and this variety is delicious with chopped pecans, herbs, cream cheese, and garnished with a dollop of homemade chutney.
Downloads:Chicken Salad Sandwiches with Cranberry and Apricot Chutney
1 rotisserie chicken, meat pulled and coarsely chopped
1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon chopped green onion
1 teaspoon chopped fresh sage
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon celery salt
1 loaf thinly sliced white bread
1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
1 recipe Cranberry and Apricot Chutney (see Download for recipe)
Garnish: fresh parsley
• In a medium bowl, combine the chicken, cream cheese, and mayonnaise. Stir to combine. Add the green onion, sage, thyme, salt, pepper, and celery salt.
• Cut the crusts from bread, discarding crusts. Evenly spread a thin layer of chicken salad onto one slice of bread, then top with a second slice. Repeat with remaining bread and chicken salad. Cut each sandwich in half diagonally.
• Place toasted pecan pieces in a shallow bowl. Gently press edges of each sandwich into pecans to coat. Place 1 teaspoon Cranberry and Apricot Chutney on top of each sandwich.
• Garnish with fresh parsley, if desired.