Balsamic Chopped Chicken Salad Sandwich

Balsamic Chopped Chicken Salad Sandwich
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Chicken Salad Sandwich

Maryse Chevriere

Chicken Salad Sandwich

This recipe was actually the result of a happy accident. I wanted to make my favorite standard chicken salad — mayo, celery, walnuts — but when I got home after a long day I realized I was out of mayo... and walnuts. And I really, really didn't want to go back out to the store (you know what that's like). So I improvised with what I did have on-hand: balsamic vinegar and arugula. The result? A Delicious, simple, and oh-so easy sandwich.

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2
Servings
88
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

To make this recipe even easier, I used store-bought roasted chicken. You can also use leftover cooked chicken. 

Ingredients

  • 1/2  whole roasted chicken, meat removed and chopped
  • 3-4  tablespoons  balsamic vinegar
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • slices multigrain bread
  • 1  cup  baby arugula

Directions

Add the chicken pieces to a small mixing bowl. Add the vinegar, lemon juice, salt, and pepper and mix to full incorporate all of the ingredients, seasoning to taste.

Meanwhile, toast 4 pieces of multi-grain bread. When the bread is ready, add about 1/2 to 3/4 of a cup of chicken salad to each sandwich. Top both sandwiches with about a 1/2 cup of arugula.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
1g
1%
Sugar
6g
7%
Carbohydrate, by difference
15g
12%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
43µg
6%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
4mg
5%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
37µg
41%
Calcium, Ca
29mg
3%
Choline, total
30mg
7%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Folate, total
31µg
8%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
21mg
7%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
71mg
10%
Selenium, Se
2µg
4%
Sodium, Na
278mg
19%
Water
99g
4%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Chopped Chicken Salad Shopping Tip

Buy whole chickens and ask the butcher to quarter them for you. You will save an average of $5 per pound, or more.

Chopped Chicken Salad Cooking Tip

Legs take longer than breasts to cook. For more consistent results, mark the chicken on the grill and then finish cooking them in an oven.