easy chicken salad sandwiches

Easy Chicken Salad Sandwiches

This easy recipe for Chicken Salad Sandwiches is bursting with flavor and crunch!  Try it for your next picnic or casual summer dinner! 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Easy Recipe for Chicken Salad Sandwiches
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 467kcal


  • 1 1/2 lbs boneless chicken breast
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp brown mustard
  • 1 1/2 tbs fresh lemon juice
  • 6 scallions chopped
  • 1/4 cup cranberries dried (optional)
  • 1/4 cup pistachios almonds, or walnuts chopped (optional)
  • 1/2 cup red or green grapes sliced
  • 3 ribs celery finely chopped
  • 1 package sandwich rolls


  • Cut chicken into cubes and season with salt & pepper. Heat oil in skillet over med heat, add chicken and cook until no longer pink inside, about 10 minutes. Set aside to cool slightly. If desired, you can chop the chicken into smaller pieces, place in food processor to shred, or leave as is. For dressing: mix mayo, mustard, & lemon juice in small bowl. Season with salt & pepper. In large bowl, mix chicken with scallions, cranberries, nuts (optional), grapes, celery & dressing. Serve on sandwich rolls.