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Strawberry Chicken Salad Croissants Recipe

Crunchy almonds add delicious texture, while fresh strawberries lend a slight twist to classic chicken salad. Be sure to pack basketful of these picnic-perfect sandwiches the next time you head to the park. —Abigail Roe, Chula Vista, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:9 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups shredded cooked chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
  • 2 tablespoons seedless strawberry jam
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 12 fresh strawberries, quartered
  • 1/2 cup salted roasted almonds
  • 9 croissants, split

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the chicken, mayonnaise, relish, jam and salt. Stir in strawberries and almonds. Spoon 1/2 cup chicken salad onto each croissant bottom; replace tops. Yield: 9 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 494 calories, 29 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 96 mg cholesterol, 658 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 26 g protein.