Fruity Chicken Salad Mini Sandwiches

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


12 servings

Updated: Aug. 25, 2023
Chicken salad ranks among the classics, and this version is a hit at parties of all kinds. Feel free to substitute green grapes for the red, or toss in extra strawberries when they're in season. The filling can also be served on a bed of salad greens. —Marcy Kamery, Blasdell, New York
Fruity Chicken Salad Mini Sandwiches Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 6 cups chopped cooked chicken
  • 3/4 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 cup halved seedless red grapes
  • 2 celery ribs, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 24 potato dinner rolls or Hawaiian sweet rolls, split


  1. Place first 5 ingredients in a large bowl. In a small bowl, mix sour cream, mayonnaise, basil, lemon juice and seasonings; stir into chicken mixture. Refrigerate, covered, until serving.
  2. To serve, fill each roll with 1/3 cup chicken mixture.

Nutrition Facts

2 sandwiches: 524 calories, 23g fat (5g saturated fat), 67mg cholesterol, 669mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 3g fiber), 29g protein.