Apple Pecan Chicken Salad Sandwich Share on Pinterest

Apple Pecan Chicken Salad Sandwich

  • 5 minutes
  • 14 ingredients
  • Pecan
  • Easy
  • servings


  • 2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts, pounded to ½ inch thickness
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 8 slices sandwich bread
  • 1 cup chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 apple cored and chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 red onion, diced
  • 1/3 cup Diamond of California Pecan Halves (could also use chopped pecans)
  • 1/3 cup plain fat free Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup light mayo (optional, may sub additional greek yogurt)
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

The Steps

  1. Season chicken with Italian seasoning and salt and pepper to taste. Cook in a large skillet over medium heat for 4-6 minutes on each side until cooked through. Chop into ½-inch pieces and transfer to a large bowl.
  2. Add apple, celery, cranberries, onion, pecans, greek yogurt, mayo, dijon mustard, and garlic powder to the bowl and stir to combine. If desired, add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Assemble sandwiches by distributing romaine and chicken salad mixture between 4 slices of bread. Top with remaining slices of bread and serve.

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