Chicken Salad Croissants

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Tarragon adds a fresh flair to this Southern favorite. If desired, prepare the chicken salad two days ahead, and then assemble the sandwiches the morning of the party.

Yield:

Makes 20 sandwiches

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Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Chill: 30 Minutes

Ingredients

1 cup mayonnaise
1 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1/4 to 1/2 tsp. fresh tarragon
3 cups chopped cooked chicken
1 cup seedless green or red grapes
3/4 cup pecans, toasted and coarsely chopped
20 croissants
Red leaf lettuce
Fresh tarragon sprigs

Preparation

1. Stir together mayonnaise and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Add chicken, grapes, and chopped pecans, tossing to coat. Cover and chill at least 30 minutes.

2. Cut a slit horizontally on 1 side of each croissant; fill evenly with lettuce and chicken salad. Skewer sandwiches with fresh tarragon sprigs to hold together.

Note:

April 2006
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