A bouquet of herbs, plus lemon and cucumber, blend with the meatiness of roast chicken to make a stellar sandwich. Using a crisp cucumber is key; it keeps the croissants from getting soggy. Prep Time: 35 minutes. Notes: A 2 1/2- to 3-lb. rotisserie-cooked chicken will give you about 3 cups of meat.

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Makes 8 to 10 mini croissant sandwiches or 4 or 5 regular-size croissant sandwiches


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, herbs, capers, salt, and pepper.

  • In a large bowl, toss together chicken, cucumber, and green onions. Add dressing to chicken mixture and stir to evenly coat filling.

  • Halve croissants lengthwise. Fill bottoms with salad, dividing evenly, and set tops on salad.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per mini sandwich.

Nutrition Facts

243 calories; calories from fat 56%; protein 12g; fat 15g; saturated fat 5.1g; carbohydrates 15g; fiber 1.3g; sodium 600mg; cholesterol 61mg.