Chicken Salad Party Sandwiches Recipe
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Chicken Salad Party Sandwiches Recipe

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My famous chicken salad arrives at the party chilled in a plastic container. When it’s time to set out the food, I stir in the pecans and assemble the sandwiches. They’re great for buffet-style potlucks. —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 15 servings


  • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 1-1/2 cups dried cranberries
  • 2 celery ribs, finely chopped
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet pickles
  • 1 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 15 whole wheat dinner rolls
  • Torn leaf lettuce

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich: 235 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 361mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 4g fiber), 14g protein .


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, curry and pepper. Add to chicken mixture; toss to coat. Chill until serving.
  2. Stir pecans into chicken salad. Serve on rolls lined with lettuce. Yield: 15 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Salad Party Sandwiches in Healthy Cooking December/January 2013, p41

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Phishstyx 219657
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2015

"Delish & so easy. I have changed up the fruit, or omitted the pickles, added chopped radish, corn, nectarine or apple; each variation was tasty and well-received. One hint for potlucks: Serve portions on a lettuce leaf with the rolls on the side, so people who prefer low-carb or who think they're gluten-intolerant don't have to fuss with unwanted bread -- just eat the chicken salad as a wrap! Thanks Trisha, for a new go-to recipe."

dunnk46 219374
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2015

"I have made these a few times and I just love them. You won't be disappointed."

Rellierae 219069
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2015

"This is very similar to my recipe, which is in my head. I'm glad to have one written down to go by. I always add mango chutney to taste, and sometimes leave out the celery and sweet pickles because of this."

desmma15 219050
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2015

"Sounds good, but I would omit the curry and serve as a salad instead of on a bun."

dollargirl 199976
Reviewed Dec. 15, 2012

"Just the kind of recipe I was looking for for a do-ahead sandwich tray to serve after a concert. Will definitely try this."

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