Tarragon Chicken Salad Sandwiches with Apple

Tarragon Chicken Salad Sandwiches with Apple Recipe
Oxmoor House
Nestle this unique chicken salad in a baguette with thin apple slices and shaved Parmesan. Use a vegetable peeler to shave off pieces from a block of Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese.


4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 29 Minutes
Other: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 356
Caloriesfromfat 18 %
Fat 7.3 g
Satfat 2.2 g
Protein 28.5 g
Carbohydrate 45.3 g
Fiber 1.9 g
Cholesterol 61 mg
Iron 3 mg
Sodium 762 mg
Calcium 55 mg


1 tablespoon chopped shallots
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon tarragon vinegar
1/2 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon
2 cups chopped cooked chicken breast
1 (8.5-ounce) loaf French bread baguette, cut diagonally into 4 equal pieces
4 red leaf lettuce leaves
1 medium Granny Smith apple, cored and thinly sliced
12 shaved pieces Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese (about 0.4 ounces)


1. Combine shallots and tarragon vinegar in a small bowl; let stand 10 minutes. Add mayonnaise, mustard, and tarragon; stir well to combine. Reserve 3 tablespoons mayonnaise mixture. Add chicken to remaining mayonnaise mixture; stir well.

2. Spread about 2 teaspoons reserved mayonnaise mixture on bottom half of each baguette portion. Top each with 1 lettuce leaf. Divide apple slices and shaved cheese evenly among sandwiches. Top each sandwich evenly with 1/2 cup chicken salad and remaining bread half. Chill until ready to serve.


MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Katherine Cobbs,

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection,

Oxmoor House

October 2006
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