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Chicken Salad Tea Sandwiches with Smoked Almonds
chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
fresh tarragon, finely chopped
almonds, smoked and finely chopped
How to Make Chicken Salad Tea Sandwiches with Smoked Almonds
1In a deep skillet bring broth or water to a boil and add chicken breasts in one layer.
2Reduce heat and poach chicken at a bare simmer, turning once, for 7 minutes.
3Remove skillet from heat and cool chicken in cooking liquid 20 minutes.
4Discard skin and shred chicken fine.
5In a bowl, stir together chicken, 1/2 cup of mayonnaise, shallot, tarragon, salt and pepper.
6Make 12 sandwiches with chicken salad and bread, pressing together gently.
7With a 2 inch round cutter cut 2 rounds from each sandwich.
8Put almonds on a small plate and spread edges of rounds with remaining 1/2 cup mayonnaise to coat well.
10Sandwiches may be made two hours ahead, wrapped in plastic wrap, and chilled.
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