Roasted Chicken Salad Bites


These mini chicken salad sandwiches look elegant and taste great. Serve on lettuce-lined serving plates.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Additional Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 50 mins
24 appetizer sandwiches


  • 1 (2 to 3 pound) whole chicken

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ¾ cup mayonnaise

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill

  • 1 cup seedless red grapes, sliced

  • 1 (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained

  • ½ cup sunflower seeds

  • 24 miniature croissants


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Brush chicken with olive oil, salt and pepper. Wrap in foil and bake in the preheated oven 1 to 1 1/2 hours, until internal temperature has reached 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).

  3. Remove chicken from heat. Cool, debone and chop.

  4. In a large bowl, mix chicken, mayonnaise and dill. Gently fold in grapes, mandarin oranges and sunflower seeds.

  5. Spread the mixture on miniature croissants. Cover and chill in the refrigerator until serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

537 Calories
39g Fat
31g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 537
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 39g 49%
Saturated Fat 11g 57%
Cholesterol 86mg 29%
Sodium 673mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 11mg 54%
Calcium 54mg 4%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 179mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.