One of the problems that comes with a gluten sensitivity is that a good chicken salad sandwich is hard to come by. And since chicken salad happens to be my very favorite kind of sandwich, I decided to see if I could make a healthier version that would leave my stomach feeling not so pained.
Obviously you can choose any old gluten free bread, though in my opinion some are better than others. You really just have to decide for yourself which ones have the best taste and consistency. I personally enjoy either Udi’s or Glutino. But that’s not the point of this post. What I really want to share is this recipe for some truly delicious Organic Chicken Salad.
Here’s what you’ll need:
- 2 Large Organic Chicken Breasts
- 2 Strips Organic Bacon
- 1/3 Chopped Red Onion
- 12 Diced Grape Tomatoes
- Splash of Lemon
- ½ Cup Spectrum Canola Mayonnaise
- 1 Chopped Garlic Clove
- 1 tsp. Garlic Powder
- 1 tsp. Onion Powder
- 1 tsp. Cayenne Red Pepper
- 1 tsp. Tarragon
- 1 tsp. Cilantro
- 8 Slices Glutino Multi-Grain Bread
First, turn your stove on high and place your chicken in a pan, covering with water. Boil the chicken until the water is almost evaporated, and then turn the heat to low. Cook for about 20 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. I like to then quickly remove the rest of the water and let the chicken brown a little bit on the outside so that it’s slightly crispy while tender in the middle.
Next, cook up two strips of bacon until crispy. Use your preferred method for doing so. I usually do it under the broiler, as it’s pretty quick, or I will place the bacon between two paper towels and microwave for three minutes. Set the bacon aside.
Chop up your onion, grape tomatoes and garlic into small pieces. Do the same for your chicken breasts and bacon. Place your all ingredients into a medium bowl and mix well.
Add in the mayonnaise and lemon juice and stir together until well combined.
That’s it for this amazing chicken salad. It’s got so much flavor and will knock your socks off. You can eat it as is, over lettuce or on toasted Glutino multi-grain bread. Try it for your next lunch time! You won’t regret it.