Ingredient List
For the chicken salad:
  • 2 cups shredded chicken*
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
For the Dressing:
  • 1/3 cup reduced fat mayonaise
  • 3 tablespoons apple juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
For the sandwiches:
  • 12 slices whole wheat bread
For the sandwiches
  • Mix chicken*, sliced almonds, dried cranberries, and Parmesan cheese in medium size bowl.

  • Whisk dressing ingredients in small bowl.

  • Add dressing into medium bowl with chicken salad mixture and stir until combined.

  • Serve approximately 1/3 cup of salad mixture between two slices of whole wheat toast with a lettuce leaf, slice of tomato and sliced onion.

*To make shredded chicken
  • Photo: Shredded chicken.

    *To make shredded chicken, place 2 chicken breasts in small crockpot. Add ½ cup apple juice and ½ cup water to crockpot. Cook chicken until it can be shredded with a fork (4-5 hours on low or 2-3 hours on high). When done, remove chicken to plate and shred with a fork. This can be done the night before to make for quick meal prep.

  • Per Serving (1 sandwich): 320 calories, 97 calories from fat, 11g fat, 1.5 saturated fat, 53mg cholesterol, 426mg sodium, 53g total carbohydrates, 5g dietary fiber, 9g sugars, 28 protein.

  • Cranberry Almond Chicken Salad Sandwich.


  • Cranberry-Almond Chicken Salad Sandwich - A refreshing and light chicken salad that includes a sweet twist of dried cranberries. Enjoy between two slices of whole wheat bread. eatwheat.org


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