Photo: Tina Cornett; Styling: Cari South Photo by: Photo: Tina Cornett; Styling: Cari South

Curried Chicken Salad Tea Sandwiches

Dress up a classic chicken salad sandwich recipe by adding a hint of spice. Serve these bite-sized sandwiches at teas, showers, or low-key family gatherings.

Southern Living JULY 2008

  • Yield: Makes about 25 servings
  • Total:1 Hour


  • 4 cups finely chopped cooked chicken
  • 3 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut, toasted
  • 6 green onions, minced
  • 2 celery ribs, diced
  • 1 (2 1/4-ounce) package slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 48 whole-grain bread slices


1. Stir together first 11 ingredients. Spread mixture evenly on 1 side each of 24 bread slices; top with remaining 24 bread slices. Trim crusts from sandwiches; cut each sandwich into 4 rectangles with a serrated knife.


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