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Chicken Salad Sandwich
Serves 4
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Prep Time
15 min
Total Time
25 min
Prep Time
15 min
Total Time
25 min
  1. 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  2. 6 slices lemon (optional)
  3. 6 sprigs dill (optional)
  4. 1 green apple, chopped
  5. 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  6. 2 celery stalks, finely chopped
  7. 2/3 c. mayonnaise
  8. 1/4 c. Dijon mustard
  9. 2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  10. Kosher salt
  11. Freshly ground black pepper
  12. 1 tbsp. chopped dill, for garnish
  13. Baguette, for serving
  14. Butter lettuce, for serving
  1. Poach chicken: In a large pot, arrange the chicken breasts in a single layer. If using, place lemon slices and dill sprigs on chicken. Pour water over the chicken breasts, covering by at least an inch. Bring water to a boil, then reduce to simmer and cook for 10 minutes or until the center of the chicken reaches 165° with an instant-read thermometer. If you don’t have a thermometer, check that the thickest part of the chicken is opaque.
  2. Slice chicken into bite-sized pieces.In a large bowl, combine chicken, apple, onion and celery.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine mayonnaise, mustard and vinegar and season with salt and pepper. Whisk until combined.
  4. Pour dressing over chicken mixture and toss.
  5. Garnish with dill and serve on a baguette with lettuce.
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