Chicken Salad Sandwich with Havarti Cheese
A gourmet chicken salad recipe that can be filed under, "dishes perfect for a luncheon entrée". Recipe by Chef Michael Smith.
1/4 cup sour cream
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon lime juice
1/2 teaspoon red curry paste
1 teaspoon fresh basil, chopped
2 cups cooked chicken, diced
1/4 cup sweet onion, finely diced
1/2 cup green apple, diced
1/4 cup sliced almonds
Salt and ground black pepper, to taste
6 leaves butter or Boston lettuce
4 ounces Wisconsin Havarti, sliced*
- In a medium bowl, whisk together sour cream, mayonnaise, lime juice, red curry paste and basil until well blended.
- Add chicken, onion, apple and almonds; season with salt and pepper; mix well. Refrigerate until ready to use.
- Split croissants. Place lettuce, chicken salad and Wisconsin Havarti cheese on the bottom half of croissant. Place second half on top.
Makes 6 servings.
*For a flavor twist, substitute Wisconsin Dill Havarti.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.