Tested till perfect Waldorf Chicken Salad Tea Sandwiches
Waldorf Chicken Salad Tea Sandwiches
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Waldorf Chicken Salad Tea Sandwiches

The Calla Lily Victorian Tea Room sells these sandwiches for high tea as well as for special occasions such as bridal showers. The filling's appeal comes from its subtle sweetness and crunch.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: June 2005

Recipe5 out of 5 based on 11 ratings.
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  • Portion size 32


  • 1-1/2 cups 1-1/2cupsfinely diced cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupfinely diced Granny Smith appleGranny Smith apples
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupchopped walnutwalnuts
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupfinely diced celery
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupgolden raisingolden raisins
  • 1 1green oniongreen onions, minced
  • 8 thin slices 8thin sliceseach white and whole wheat sandwich bread
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupbutter, softened


  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupmayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupsour cream
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspcider vinegar
  • 1-1/2 tsp 1-1/2tspliquid honey
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsppepper
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Dressing: In large bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, sour cream, vinegar, honey and pepper.

Add chicken, apple, walnuts, celery, raisins and green onion; stir to combine. (Make-ahead: Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 2 hours.)

Spread each bread slice with butter. Spread chicken filling evenly over whole wheat bread slices. Top with white bread slices; press lightly. (Make-ahead: Place on rimmed baking sheet and cover with damp tea towel; cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.) Trim crusts from bread. Cut each sandwich into four 3/4- x 3-inch (2 x 8 cm) fingers.

Additional information :

Tip To cook chicken: In shallow saucepan, bring 3 inches (8 cm) water, bay leaf, strip lemon rind and pinch each salt and pepper to simmer over medium heat. Add 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts; cover and reduce heat to medium-low; poach until no longer pink inside, about 10 minutes. Remove and refrigerate until cool.

Nutritional Information Per sandwich: about

cal 98 pro 4g total fat 6g sat. fat 2g
carb 7g fibre 1g chol 14mg sodium 104mg

% RDI:

calcium 1 iron 4 vit A 2 folate 5
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