Cashew Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


6 servings

Updated: Sep. 14, 2023
I think this is the best chicken salad recipe around! It’s good for you and quick to make, and it has wonderful flavor. —Peggi Kelly, Fairbury, Nebraska
Cashew Chicken Salad Sandwiches Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cups diced cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup chopped salted cashews
  • 1/2 cup chopped red apple
  • 1/2 cup chopped peeled cucumber
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 6 kaiser rolls or croissants, split
  • 6 lettuce leaves, optional


  1. In a large bowl, combine chicken, cashews, apple and cucumber. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, sugar, salt and pepper. Stir into chicken mixture. Serve on rolls, with lettuce if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich: 463 calories, 26g fat (4g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 720mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 21g protein.