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Open-faced Chicken Salad Sandwich

Open-faced Chicken Salad Sandwich makes for a delicious lunch! This Chicken Salad recipe comes together in minutes with cooked chicken, mayo, tart apple, crisp celery, and pecans for that extra crunch. Served open-faced on a single piece of bread gives you the same satisfaction of a sandwich with fewer carbs!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 145kcal


  • 4 cups cooked chicken chopped
  • 3 green onions with the whites and start of the greens sliced
  • 2 stalks celery chopped
  • 2 sprigs parsley stems removed, diced
  • 1 small apple chopped (skin on, honey crisp or pink lady recommended)
  • 1/2 cup raw pecans or cashews
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 cup greek yogurt or mayonnaise  or a combination of both


  • Combine all ingredients except the yogurt/mayonnaise in large bowl and stir to combine.
  • Add yogurt and/or mayonnaise and mix well.
  • Season with salt and pepper, if desired.
  • Serve on a slice of toast with lettuce


Calories: 145kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 36mg | Potassium: 247mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 228IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 81mg | Iron: 1mg