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Cherry-Chicken Salad Croissants Recipe
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Cherry-Chicken Salad Croissants Recipe

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“I love cherries and happened to come across this recipe one day. It’s a real hit with my family, and a friend’s husband even took it to work to share with the office staff.” — Martha Goodrich, Wilmington, Delaware
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:7 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 7 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 2/3 cup dried cherries
  • 1/3 cup chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup chopped tart apple
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 4 teaspoons buttermilk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 7 croissants, split

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 481 calories, 30 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 71 mg cholesterol, 710 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 16 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the chicken, cherries, celery, apple and pecans. In another bowl, combine the mayonnaise, buttermilk, salt and pepper; add to chicken mixture and mix well. Spoon 1/2 cup chicken salad onto each croissant. Yield: 7 servings.
Originally published as Cherry-Chicken Salad Croissants in Taste of Home August/September 2008, p28

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 481 calories, 30 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 71 mg cholesterol, 710 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 16 g protein.

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

Reviews for Cherry-Chicken Salad Croissants

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Reviewed Apr. 11, 2014

This is really delicious! A bit of chopping but well worth the small effort. (oh, chopped the cherries too) I would LOVE it on the croissant, but actually put mine on a bed of lettuce and it was just lovely & tasty. Thank-you bunches Martha!

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Reviewed Oct. 23, 2013

This is delicious. My husband and teenage son really like this. I have made it without the buttermilk when I didn't have any and it is still very good

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Reviewed Jan. 10, 2013

I make a very similar recipe without the buttermilk and it is wonderful. I also use the canned chicken which I flake.

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Reviewed Aug. 24, 2011

Easy to prepare and very flavorful. My favorite sandwich!!!

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Reviewed Jul. 19, 2011

Very quick and easy to put together, and very tasty. Used fresh bing cherries (summer availability) cut in half rather than dried. Husband who has been known to turn his nose up at "chicken anything" even devoured his meal. Served it on lettuce leaf along with dinner rolls. Plan to make it again for lunch guests in a few weeks.

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