Recipe By Tracey
Published Apr 2nd
Prep 30m Cook 1h Additional 20m Ready In 1h 50m
Servings 24 appetizer sandwiches Calories 536.6

These mini chicken salad sandwiches look elegant and taste great. Serve on lettuce-lined serving plates.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 (2 to 3 pound) whole chicken
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¾ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 1 cup seedless red grapes, sliced
  • 1 (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds
  • 24 miniature croissants

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. 2 Brush chicken with olive oil, salt and pepper. Wrap in foil and bake in the preheated oven 1 to 1 1/2 hours, until internal temperature has reached 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).
  3. 3 Remove chicken from heat. Cool, debone and chop.
  4. 4 In a large bowl, mix chicken, mayonnaise and dill. Gently fold in grapes, mandarin oranges and sunflower seeds.
  5. 5 Spread the mixture on miniature croissants. Cover and chill in the refrigerator until serving.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 536.6
  • Carbohydrate 31.4 g
  • Cholesterol 85.7 mg
  • Fat 38.6 g
  • Fiber 1.3 g
  • Protein 19.2 g
  • Saturated Fat 11.3 g
  • Sodium 672.8 mg
  • Sugar 5.7 g


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  2. It took me forever to get past the idea of mixing sweet and savory together but I finally have and just adored this chicken salad. I used a pre-cooked rotisserie chicken from the grocery store cut back on the dill a bit and added in some finely minced onion and a little garlic powder. Instead - Read more ...
  3. Like some of the others I bought a roasted chicken from the grocery store. Quick easy and delicious! Served it for a group of friends and they even went back for seconds.
  4. I had made up my mind this recipe was my last attempt at chicken salad as it never turns out the way I want. I was amazed at how great this one is! It is just perfect. I'm sure buying a roasted chicken made a huge difference as well. LOVE IT!!!
  5. This is one of the most delicious recipes I've ever made. And so quick! Last night we had grilled chicken breasts. I grilled a few extra breasts to use for later and decided to use them for this recipe. Tonight I diced 3 chicken breasts and added about a cup of mayo (love mayo) a - Read more ...
  6. I served this for a wedding reception and it was a great hit! I think the secret is roasting the chicken and using both the light and dark meat of the chicken. Will use again.
  7. This was wonderful chicken salad. I didnt have any sunflower seeds which I regret because Im sure it would have been great. I cut out the croissants and served these on endive leaves. Very light and very pretty. Rave reviews from tons of people at my party. Thanks for posting.
  8. This was a delicious recipe! Sam's Club has an excellent rotisserie chicken and I asked an employee there what seasonings they used. He said Lawry's prepares and sends a seasoning rub that is specially made for them. Anyway I used the Sam's Club rotisserie chicken in this and the flavor blends were perfect and it - Read more ...
  9. The fresh dill with the oranges and grapes is great. I served this as a "fork" salad with fresh bread. Rave reviews from my friends.

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