Herbed Chicken Salad Tea Sandwiches

Herbed Chicken Salad Tea Sandwiches

Made with garden-fresh ingredients and garnished to perfection, these dainty chicken salad tea sandwiches will be the star of a springtime get-together.

Herbed Chicken Salad Tea Sandwiches
 
Makes 15
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Pinch garlic powder
  • 2 cups finely chopped cooked chicken
  • ¼ cup golden raisins
  • ¼ cup toasted sliced almonds
  • 10 slices white sandwich bread
  • ½ cup thinly sliced cucumber
  • Garnish: thinly sliced cucumber, chive
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, stir together mayonnaise, sour cream, parsley, green onion, tarragon, dill, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Add chicken, raisins, and almonds, stirring to combine.
  2. Spread a thick, even layer of chicken salad onto 5 bread slices. Evenly divide cucumber slices among bread slices. Top each with remaining bread slice. Using a bread knife, cut crust from bread; discard. Cut each sandwich into 3 rectangular shapes.
  3. Garnish each tea sandwich with thinly sliced cucumbers, or wrap each with a chive, if desired.

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May June 2022 cover of Southern Lady