5 Fresh Takes on the Chicken Salad Sandwich

Transform your chicken salad sandwich with these easy upgrades

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Everything, including your chicken salad sandwich, is better with bacon!

Asian Chicken Salad Sandwich
This chicken salad sandwich doesn’t resemble the mayonnaise based original at all; it’s loaded with Asian flavors like rice wine vinegar and sesame and topped with crunchy almonds and radishes. Click here for the recipe.

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Pesto Chicken Salad Sandwich
Replacing some of the mayonnaise in this chicken salad sandwich with plain yogurt adds extra tangy flavor which balances the roasted bell peppers, pesto, and flavorful focaccia bread well. Click here for the recipe.

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Blue Cheese Chicken Salad Sandwich
If you like dipping your chicken wings in blue cheese, you’ll love this chicken salad sandwich. Though the recipe doesn’t call for it, we think a dash of buffalo wing sauce would perfectly round out this delicious chicken salad sandwich. Click here for the recipe.

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Artichoke-Bacon Chicken Salad Sandwich
Everything is better with bacon, including chicken salad. This chicken salad recipe also calls for rosemary, artichoke hearts, and garlic, making this sandwich super flavorful and delicious. Click here for the recipe.

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Balsamic Chopped Chicken Salad Sandwich
With only six ingredients, it’s hard to believe how flavorful this sandwich is. A few tablespoons of balsamic vinegar completely transform the traditional chicken salad sandwich recipe. Click here for the recipe.

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Kristie Collado is The Daily Meal’s Cook Editor. Follow her on Twitter @KColladoCook.