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southern lady chicken salad

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Linda Edwards
Baton Rouge, LA

Our neighborhood coffee shop serves the best Chicken salad croissant sandwiches. When I saw this recipe in Southern Lady magazine, I knew I had to try it. It is as good or better and I can make it myself! (photo is from Southern Lady)

(1 rating)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min

Ingredients For southern lady chicken salad

  • 8 c
    chopped cooked chicken
  • 2 c
    halved red seedless grapes
  • 1 1/4 c
    toasted chopped pecans
  • 1/2 c
    chopped green onion
  • 10 slice
    bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • croissants

How To Make southern lady chicken salad

  • 1
    . In a large bowl, combine chicken, grapes, pecans, green onion, and bacon.
  • 2
    . In a separate bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, mustard, thyme, salt, and pepper. Combine mayonnaise mixture with chicken mixture.
  • 3
    Cover, and refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve on croissants.
  • 4
    To toast pecans - preheat oven to 350 degrees - put pecans on a lightly sprayed or parchment lined baking sheet (spray pecans with a little butter if you have it) and heat them about 5 minutes. (Don't leave them in too long.)

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