Zesty Lemon-Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Chicken is added to a simple mayonnaise and lemon mixture for these quick-and-easy lunch sandwiches. Try multi-grain bread to add a healthy touch to this recipe.


Zesty Lemon-Chicken Salad Sandwiches

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Servings: 4
Total Time: 25 mins
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Ingredients
  • 1/3  cup 
    mayonnaise
  • 3   tablespoons 
    finely chopped red onion
  • 3   tablespoons 
    finely chopped celery
  • 1   teaspoon 
    finely shredded lemon peel
  • 2   teaspoons 
    fresh lemon juice
  • 2   cups 
    chopped, cooked chicken (reserved from No-Fuss Snack Mix Chicken, bones removed if present)
  • 8   slices 
    wheat bread, toasted if desired
  •  
    Romaine lettuce leaves, arugula or lettuce
  • 8   
    thin tomato slices, about 1 medium tomato
Directions
1.
In medium bowl stir together mayonnaise, onion, celery, lemon peel, and lemon juice. Add chopped chicken, stir to coat; set aside.
2.
Arrange lettuce leaves on 4 bread slices; top with tomato slices. Spoon chicken mixture on tomatoes; top with remaining bread slices. Serve immediately or wrap with plastic wrap and refrigerate up to 6 hours. Makes 4 servings.
Variation
  • TEST KITCHEN TIP: Serve this sandwich on multi-grain breads or hearty rolls.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 813, Fat, total (g) 50, chol. (mg) 132, sat. fat (g) 18, carb. (g) 57, Monosaturated fat (g) 12, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 13, fiber (g) 8, sugar (g) 9, pro. (g) 37, vit. A (IU) 826, vit. C (mg) 6, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 13, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1, Folate (g) 52, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0, sodium (mg) 1053, Potassium (mg) 726, calcium (mg) 91, iron (mg) 4, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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