How to Make Tasty Chicken Salad Sandwiches with Cranberries and Apples

By Trent Vaughn Posted: January 14, 2011

Chicken salad sandwiches with cranberries, ciabatta bread and apples are among the healthiest sandwiches. It is not only tasty and satisfying but also quick and easy to make. To add some crunch, you can use pecans or walnuts. Lettuce leaves and light mayonnaise can also be used to add great flavor. More importantly, the chicken salad sandwiches with cranberries, ciabatta bread and apples provide a perfect lunchtime meal that can go well with French fries or macaroni.

All you need is:

  • 1/4 cup of dried cranberries
  • 3 cups of diced cooked chicken
  • Lettuce leaves
  • 1/2 cup diced apple and 1/2 a cup of diced celery
  • 2 teaspoons of lemon juice
  • 2 or 3 tablespoons of finely chopped red onion
  • 4-6 mayonnaise tablespoons
  • 1/8 teaspoon of ground black pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon of curry powder
  • 1/4 cup of chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)

Once you have gathered the ingredients, all you need to do in order to make tasty chicken salad sandwiches with Cranberries, ciabatta bread and apples is:

1. Combine the chicken, apple, cranberries, onion, walnuts and stir.

2. Pick a small bowl and combine the lemon juice, 4 tablespoons mayonnaise, pepper, salt and curry powder until the mixture blends.

3. Add the lemon juice mixture into the chicken mix and stir.

4. Line the ciabatta or any other bread available with the lettuce

5. Spread the chicken salad made between the bread sliced or bread rolls.

6. You can pack the sandwiches for a picnic or serve them at home.

For more creativity, you can add the chopped de-seeded jalapeno. They go well with the chicken salad and in particular, the one with red chopped onions. The absence of seeds and membrane makes reduces heat and the jalapeno flavor further complements other flavours in the chicken salad. The above ingredients serve four people but you can add the ingredients proportionally to make chicken salad sandwiches with Cranberries, ciabatta bread and apples for many people.

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