Chicken Salad Sandwich

I’m about to admit a HUGE weakness of mine and its the Chicken Salad Sandwich.  I can’t get enough of this stuff.  I’m picky about it too like I am my tortillas.  I prefer not to have nuts or fruits in at as well.  Just a good ole’ plain chicken salad sandwich without the extra fluff.

This recipe is a old one that I am bringing back because I can’t get enough of it.  Also, it was time to redo the photo because you couldn’t really tell what type of sandwich it was. (Oops)  My mom used to make large batches of this chicken salad and we or I should say “I” would eat it all up.  I remember asking her about the crunch and she told me it was water chestnuts.  Now the only other time I eat these chestnuts is when I’m consuming Chinese food.  I love the crunch that they add and who would have thought to add them to this classic dish.

Now I’m not afraid to admit that I really DISLIKE mayonnaise.

I don’t like to touch it, I don’t like to smell it and I don’t like it in my food.  However I only make the exception for it in my chicken salad.  I “pretend” that its not really in the dish.

What is your one type of food that you can’t stand? 

ENJOY ~ Meagan

Chicken Salad Sandwich

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Classic Chicken Salad Sandwich

Ingredients:

3 cups cooked chopped chicken
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup chopped onions
1/4 cup of chopped water chestnuts
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/4 teaspoon of pepper

Directions:

Chop all vegetables and place in large bowl.
Cut chicken into small chunks/or finer. Add the chicken and mayonnaise to the large bowl and stir.

Add the salt and pepper and then cover with saran wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

   

17 Responses to “Classic Chicken Salad Sandwich”

  1. 1
    taylor @ greens & chocolate — January 22, 2014 at 8:40 am

    Chicken salad is something I’m picky about too – and for me it MUST be on a croissant! This looks like a winner in my book!

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    • azestybite replied: — January 23rd, 2014 @ 7:51 am

      Oh I like mine on croissants too.

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    CakePants — January 22, 2014 at 9:49 pm

    I really dislike mayonnaise, too! I’m always grossed out at sandwich shops when they ask if I want mayo on my chicken salad or egg salad sandwich…isn’t it already *made* with mayo?! This sandwich looks super tasty – I never would have thought of using water chestnuts!

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    • azestybite replied: — January 23rd, 2014 @ 7:51 am

      Oh man totally forgot to write about the extra mayo in the post. I agree why would you want more when it’s already added in the mix. The worst part is when you can see it oozing on the bread.

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    Ashley @ Spoonful of Flavor — January 23, 2014 at 8:07 am

    I’m not a huge fan of mayo, but I do love a good chicken salad! I can’t stand mushrooms. The texture really bothers me. I’m not a picky eater at all, but I won’t touch any dish that has mushrooms in it.

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    Lisa @ Garnish with Lemon — January 23, 2014 at 8:37 am

    That’s funny that you don’t like mayo but can eat it in this! Love that! Pinned :)

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  5. 5
    Angie — January 23, 2014 at 9:04 am

    This would make the perfect lunch for today, yummy!

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    Jessica @ A Kitchen Addiction — January 23, 2014 at 9:11 am

    Love a good chicken salad, especially one that doesn’t include nuts!

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    Meredith In Sock Monkey Slippers — January 23, 2014 at 9:28 am

    what a great lunch!

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    Toni | Boulder Locavore — January 23, 2014 at 10:35 am

    Meagan this is totally calling my name! I too love chicken salad and will sheepishly admit I never make it myself! So silly. You’ve motivated me to get over that with this recipe. I love the photos! The light is so inviting.

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  9. 9
    Nicole, RD — January 23, 2014 at 8:26 pm

    Oooo! Water chestnuts! I love chicken salad with some crunch! Looks perfect! :)

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    Joelen — January 23, 2014 at 8:57 pm

    I would never have thought of adding water chestnuts! interestingly enough, I was just mentioning how I wanted to make chicken salad next week for lunch too – love it!

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    sherry woodham — March 9, 2014 at 12:38 pm

    Best chicken salad ever!! Love the crunch

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    Michelle Mispagel — May 27, 2014 at 12:49 pm

    made this last night and absolutely love it!!!

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    Michelle Mispagel — May 27, 2014 at 12:49 pm

    made this last night for lunch today and absolutely love it!!!

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