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Barbecued Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Rated as 4.48 out of 5 Stars

"An impromptu picnic inspired me to put together this dressed-up chicken salad sandwich. The sauce gives leftover poultry a scrumptious punch. An instant summertime favorite, these sandwiches have become a mainstay at our house."
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Ingredients

35 m servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Place the chicken in a large resealable plastic bag; add barbecue sauce. Seal the bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate overnight.
  2. Grill chicken, covered, over medium-hot heat for 6-8 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Cool; cover and refrigerate chicken until chilled.
  3. Chop chicken; place in a bowl. Stir in the mayonnaise, onion, celery, salt and pepper flakes. Serve on rolls with tomato and lettuce.

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Most helpful positive review

Great for a quick lunch - I cut the recipe in half and used leftover grilled bbq chicken. It was a great way to use it up! I chopped the chicken up along with the celery and used green onion. Th...

Most helpful critical review

Yummy right when I made it but not the next day.

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Great for a quick lunch - I cut the recipe in half and used leftover grilled bbq chicken. It was a great way to use it up! I chopped the chicken up along with the celery and used green onion. Th...

Made this to bring in lunch for co-workers and everyone loved it...including me. It was very easy to make. I baked the chicken in the BBQ sauce instead of grilling it.

Great, easy recipe! I put chicken breasts in crock pot with bbq sauce on low for 4 hrs, chopped in food processor and then added other ingredients. The red pepper flakes gave it that extra punch...

This is a way to make chicken salad different. I too baked my chicken in b-b-que sauce and even added a little to the chicken afterwards. I only made half so froze the other cooked chicken for...

This was really good even though we didn't marinate the chicken overnight. We brushed the chicken w/bbq and then added more to the mayo mixture. Even still, it was really good; a definite keep...

Yummy right when I made it but not the next day.

i thought it lacked flavor- doubt i will make again- too much work for bland chicken salad___ NOTE- just had left overs for lunch- had the flavor today!

This is my new favorite chicken salad recipe. LOVE the barbecue tange and bite with the red pepper flakes. This will be a regular in the summer afterchurch and before softball.

ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT!!!! One of the best chicken salads I have ever ate. I added grapes though to add a little sweetness and it was sooooooo good!