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Tarragon Chicken Salad Sandwiches with Apple

Oxmoor House
Prep time 29 mins
Other time 10 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)
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.


  • 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)

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

Cook's Notes

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