Best Chicken Salad Sandwich
This has to be the best Chicken Salad Sandwich! It is one of those quick shredded chicken recipes which makes good use of chicken leftovers.
|Use leftovers from one of our BBQ chicken recipes or rotisserie chicken recipe. It is ideal if you are after picnic recipes or needing lunch box ideas. We also enjoy these as a quick lunch. If you are following a heart healthy diet, avoid the bacon and mayonnaise and use just the Dijon mustard and paprika for flavoring.|
You can use white bread, wholewheat bread or fancy loaves.
EasyPreparation time: 10 minutesCooking time: 20 minutesMakes 8 sandwiches
Ingredients:2 cups cooked shredded chicken8oz / 250g rindless back bacon2 - 3 ripe tomatoes, very thinly sliced1 head of lettuce (baby gem, butter lettuce or cos)¼ cup mayonnaise1 teaspoon Dijon mustard¼ teaspoon paprika16 slices of bread
Budget meal planning tip - this Chicken Salad Sandwich recipe makes good use of leftover chicken from Oven Baked Whole Chicken with BBQ Rub, Rotisserie Chicken Rub Recipe or Roast Chicken with Garlic, Orange and Rosemary Rub.
- Heat the oven to 350° F / 180° C.
- Place the bacon on a oiled baking tray. Bake for about 10 minutes. Turn the slices over and bake for a further 10 minutes or until the bacon is browned and slightly crispy.
- Mix together the mayonnaise, mustard and paprika. Spread thinly over the sliced bread.
- Work with 8 slices of bread: place a couple of slices of tomato on each slice. Next put a piece of bacon, then a thin layer of shredded chicken and last of all, a piece of lettuce. Place the remaining 8 slices of bread on top of these slices. Slice in half or into quarters.
- If you are not eating these sandwiches immediately, wrap them in greaseproof paper and then in foil or pop them into plastic containers.
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