Pair a flavorful chicken salad with the crisp bite of a quick pickled cucumber.  Super tasty for a quick weeknight meal!

Asian Chicken Sandwiches {peasandcues}

Asian Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Makes 4 sandwiches

  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 English cucumber, halved, seeded, and sliced thin
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 Tsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp. grated fresh ginger
  • 1 (2 1/2-pound) rotisserie chicken, skin and bones discarded, meat shredded into bite-size pieces (3 cups)
  • 6 scallions, sliced thin
  • 2 tsp. sesame seeds
  • Salt and pepper
  • 8 (1/2-inch-thick) slices rustic white bread, lightly toasted

Combine vinegar and sugar in microwave-safe medium bowl and microwave until sugar dissolves, about 90 seconds.  Add cucumber slices to bowl and toss to combine.

Whisk together mayonnaise, soy sauce, sesame oil, and ginger in a large bowl until combined.  Add chicken, scallions, and sesame seeds to bowl with mayonnaise mixture and toss to combine.  Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Top 4 slices bread with chicken salad, followed by cucumbers, then remaining 4 slices bread.

Recipe Source: Simple Weeknight Favorites – America’s Test Kitchen cookbook