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Champagne Grape Stuffed Chicken Salad Recipe

Champagne Grape Stuffed Chicken Salad Recipe

Champagne Grape Stuffed Chicken Salad Recipe

Makes the best chicken salad sandwiches you ever tasted

This is the best chicken salad recipe for summer, especially when you want to keep the kitchen cool. The recipe uses small grapes called champagne grapes into the chicken salad, which provide little cluster bombs or juicy sweetness in each bite.

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The ultimate Chicken Salad recipe – It makes the best Chicken salad sandwich you will ever taste.

About Champagne Grapes

The grapes are about the size of a pearl and are very sweet.  According to MelissasProduce.com “[Champagne Grapes] are believed to have originated in Western Asia, they are one of the oldest cultivated plants and are known to have digestive and therapeutic properties. For thousands of years, they were grown solely to produce wine.

Champagne Grape Stuffed Chicken Salad Recipe - Champagne Grapes are the size of a pearl and are packed with sweetness and flavor.

Champagne Grape Stuffed Chicken Salad Recipe – Champagne Grapes are the size of a pearl and are packed with sweetness and flavor.

Today, grapes are also specially harvested for eating and for drying to make raisins. How appropriate and fitting to call these specialty grapes “champagne.” Actually a variety called Zante Currant or Black Corinth, (named for the Greek city where they were grown more than 2,000 years ago) (Source: http://MelissasProduce.com)

Makes (4) stuffed Champagne stuffed chicken salad sandwiches

Ingredients

  • One large chicken breast (boiled or grilled)
  • 1/4 Cup red onions, diced
  • 1/4 Cup red peppers, diced
  • 4 Teaspoons Pine Nuts
  • 4 Teaspoons fresh dill (chopped)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon light soy sauce
  • 1/2 Teaspoon dry garlic powder
  • Juice of a lemon wedge
  • 1/2 Cup light mayonnaise (add ¼ cup extra if you light it wet)
  • 1 Teaspoon mustard (use grain mustard if you have it)
  • ¾ Cup Melissa’s Produce Champagne Grapes
  • 8 Slices, of your favorite whole grain bread (choose one with lots of seeds). 
  • 4 Slices of Havarti cheese (or your favorite white cheese)
Champagne Grape Stuffed Chicken Salad Recipe - Mise en place

Champagne Grape Stuffed Chicken Salad Recipe – Mise en place

Preparation

Combine all of the dry and wet ingredients, EXCEPT the grapes

Champagne Grape Stuffed Chicken Salad Recipe - Combine all the ingredients, except for the grapes

Champagne Grape Stuffed Chicken Salad Recipe – Combine all the ingredients, except for the grapes

When the mixture is smooth, carefully fold in the champagne grapes.  Try not to pop the grapes, but assume you will accidentally pop some of them during the integration

CChampagne Grape Stuffed Chicken Salad Recipe - Next, gently fold in the grapes

Champagne Grape Stuffed Chicken Salad Recipe – Next, gently fold in the grapes

Lightly toast the bread so that it is warm and a very light toast.  

Each sandwich should be arrange is one slice of cheese and 4+ tablespoons of the chicken salad.

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Add one slice of cheese and 4+ tablespoons of chicken salad per sandwich

Bring the breads together and you the best chicken salad sandwich you ever tasted. You’re Welcome.  

 

About Tom Holmberg

Tom grew up in a cultural diverse neighborhood and a culturally diverse family, so he has learned to appreciate all types of food. "I am not a Chef, nor do I play one on T.V., but I have learned to appreciate food from years of eating and cooking." Tom also spent 10 years in the restaurant industry in various roles, from Prep Cook to server.

8 comments

  1. WOW, that looks so delicious. Now to find these particular grapes near me. Thank you for sharing a tasty recipe.

  2. Marilyn, Champagne grapes just came into season so you can find them at wholefoods or any of the fancier food stores. In about a week or so, when they hit the peak of season, you will be able to find them in most grocery stores.

  3. That looks gorgeous – can’t say I’ve ever made a salad with champagne before so this will be a first for me!

  4. Thanks for sharing these recipes. At least one will come in handy.

  5. That’s a great recipe, those champagne grapes seem to have some great health benefits.

  6. Yummmmm – this recipe sounds absolutely delicious!

  7. This is another of those recipes that I am going to have to try. This sounds great.

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