Balsamic Chopped Chicken Salad Sandwich

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Balsamic Chopped Chicken Salad Sandwich
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
687
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
2 sandwiches

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
  • 4 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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
37g
57%
Sugar
9g
N/A
Saturated Fat
10g
52%
Cholesterol
173mg
58%
Protein
51g
100%
Carbs
34g
11%
Vitamin A
99µg
11%
Vitamin B12
0.7µg
11.9%
Vitamin B6
1mg
49.4%
Vitamin C
20mg
33%
Vitamin D
0.5µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
1mg
4.9%
Vitamin K
10µg
12%
Calcium
111mg
11%
Fiber
5g
22%
Folate (food)
65µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
65µg
16%
Iron
4mg
23%
Magnesium
101mg
25%
Monounsaturated
15g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
18mg
90%
Phosphorus
486mg
69%
Polyunsaturated
9g
N/A
Potassium
668mg
19%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.4mg
21.4%
Sodium
814mg
34%
Thiamin (B1)
0.3mg
21.1%
Trans
0.2g
N/A
Zinc
4mg
27%

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