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Barbecued Chicken Salad Sandwiches

An impromptu picnic inspired this BBQ chicken salad sandwich. An instant summertime favorite, these dressed-up sandwiches have become a mainstay at our house. —Linda Orme, Battleground, Washington
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 20 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 8 kaiser rolls, split
  • 8 tomato slices
  • 8 lettuce leaves

Directions

  • Place the chicken in a shallow baking dish; add barbecue sauce. Turn to coat; cover. Refrigerate overnight.
  • Grill chicken, covered, over medium-high heat until a thermometer reads 165°, 6-8 minutes on each side. Cool; cover and refrigerate chicken until chilled.
  • Chop chicken; place in a large bowl. Stir in the mayonnaise, onion, celery, salt and pepper flakes. Serve on rolls with tomato and lettuce.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 481 calories, 27g fat (4g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 712mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 24g protein.

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  • Pam
    Dec 18, 2020

    Used the George Forman grill Very good recipe.

  • Aquarelle
    Sep 8, 2012

    Ooohh! Yeah! I coarsely ground the grilled chicken in the processor, adding a bit more barbecue sauce, then proceeded with the recipe. Excellent sandwich filling.

  • keelyr
    Sep 13, 2010

    This was really good.

  • badgergirl
    Feb 23, 2008

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