Fruit-filled chicken salad sandwiches on rich croissants. Perfect for a fancy lunch!
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Fruity Chicken Salad Croissants

A delicious twist on traditional chicken salad; This one is packed with fresh fruit!
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken, chicken salad recipe, fresh fruit
Servings: 6
Calories: 452kcal
Author: Judith Hannemann


  • 10 oz cubed cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup green grapes cut in half
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup toasted sliced almonds
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 1 red-skinned apple cut into 12 thin slices
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 6 large croissants OR 12 mini croissants
  • lettuce leaves amount is to your taste


  • Mix water and lemon juice in a bowl. Add the apple slices (this prevents them going brown); set aside.
  • In another bowl,combine the chicken, grapes, almonds, celery, yogurt, mayonnaise, salt and pepper.
  • Slice croissants lengthwise, but not all the way through.
  • Lay lettuce leaves in each croissant. Remove apple slices and pat dry. Place 2 (if using large croissants) apple slices on each croissant with red side facing outward.
  • Divide chicken salad equally to each roll, Secure with a toothpick.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 452kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 85mg | Sodium: 401mg | Potassium: 314mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 500IU | Vitamin C: 2.7mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 1.9mg