Southern Chicken Salad. Experience this Southern chicken salad recipe's delectable flavors featuring tender chicken breasts. These chicken salad sandwiches are a fantastic way to enjoy this easy recipe. With the addition of sweet relish and a food processor, you can create a perfectly textured chicken salad. Adding hard-boiled eggs and a sprinkle of black pepper elevates the taste even further.
In a large pot, bring water and chicken broth to a boil. Add the chicken and cook until fully cooked and tender. Remove the chicken from the pot and let it cool. Once cooled, shred the chicken into small pieces.
In a mixing bowl, combine the shredded chicken, boiled eggs (chopped), garlic powder, onion powder, black pepper, seasoning salt, onions, and green peppers, mayonnaise, honey mustard, sweet relish, and sugar. Pour this dressing over the chicken mixture and stir until everything is well coated. Taste and adjust the seasoning if needed.
Cut the croissant in half and lightly brush the inside with the honey. Place a generous amount of chicken salad onto the bottom half of the croissant. Top with the other half.
Serve the chicken salad croissant as a delicious lunch or light dinner option.
Serve this delightful chicken salad on a bed of lettuce or hot honey for a great option. For an extra kick, include sweet pickle relish and garlic powder. If you prefer dark meat, you can use it instead of chicken breasts next time you make this recipe. Mixing in some miracle whip will enhance the creaminess. This easy meal is a beautiful choice for any occasion. For your convenience, a printable recipe card is available. Pair this delicious chicken salad with french fries or some juicy grapes for a complete and satisfying meal. You'll agree that this is the best chicken salad sandwich you've ever tasted!
We all know that there are so many different types of chicken out there, but for this recipe, I chose to use bone-in chicken, or you can use a whole chicken, but I wouldn’t suggest chicken in the can.
Southern chicken salad is indeed a wonderful dish. It's a delicious combination of tender chicken, flavorful seasonings, and various ingredients that add a delightful crunch and taste. Whether it's enjoyed on its own, as a sandwich filling, or served alongside some fresh greens, it's a versatile and satisfying meal option. The blend of flavors and textures in southern chicken salad makes it a favorite for many people. If you have any other questions or need further assistance, feel free to ask!
Last Updated on September 14, 2023 by Ronalyn Alston | Published: September 14, 2023
September 14, 2023