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Toasted Almond Chicken Salad Sandwiches Recipe

Toasted Almond Chicken Salad Sandwiches Recipe

"I entered this recipe in a contest that our local newspaper holds each year, and it won first place in the salad division," reports Judy Kisch-Keuten of Beatrice, Nebraska. Toasted almonds and a celery add crunch to the flavorful sandwich filling that's tasty served on English muffins.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup sweet pickle relish
  • 1/4 cup sliced pimiento-stuffed olives
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 3/4 to 1-1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 12 English muffins, split and toasted
  • 12 lettuce leaves
  • 12 thin tomato slices


  • 1. In a bowl, combine the first 11 ingredients. Top 12 muffin halves with lettuce leaves; spread with chicken salad. Top with tomato slices and remaining muffin halves. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (prepared with fat-free mayonnaise and 3/4 teaspoon salt) equals 213 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 635 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 lean meat.

Reviews for Toasted Almond Chicken Salad Sandwiches

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Reviewed Dec. 5, 2011

"I brought this chicken salad to a potluck luncheon. I received raves for it and was asked repeatedly for the recipe. Thanks TOH!"

Reviewed Jan. 25, 2009

"Great for daily trips."

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