Chicken Salad for Sandwiches

Photo by Cynthia L. Nobles --Chicken Salad for Sandwiches is a must for Southern tea or afternoon parties. Make the sandwiches with thin slices of white or whole wheat bread. Show caption
Photo by Cynthia L. Nobles --Chicken Salad for Sandwiches is a must for Southern tea or afternoon parties. Make the sandwiches with thin slices of white or whole wheat bread.

Advocate-tested recipe

Chicken Salad for Sandwiches

Makes 12 whole, 24 tea or 48 finger sandwiches. Recipe is by Cynthia Nobles.

1 cup mayonnaise

1 rib celery, finely diced

1 tbl. fresh lemon juice

1/4 cup finely minced onion

1/4 cup finely chopped green onion

1/2 tsp. celery salt

1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. ground black pepper

4 cups cooked and diced white meat chicken (about 13/4 lbs.)

2 hard-boiled eggs, mashed with a fork

24 very thin slices sandwich bread

1. In a bowl, combine mayonnaise, celery, lemon juice, onion, green onion, celery salt, salt and black pepper.

2. Stir in chicken and eggs. Refrigerate in an air-tight container for up to 2 days.

3. Make sandwiches with bread. For tea sandwiches, cut with a 2-inch round cutter, cutting 2 rounds from each sandwich. For finger sandwiches, cut whole sandwiches into quarters on the diagonal and trim crusts.