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Fried Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Author: Based on a recipe Damaris Phillips


  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup Creole mustard or substitute Dijon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 4 cups leftover cold fried chicken diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 3 stalks celery diced
  • 3 green onions sliced
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 croissants split (warmed if desired)


  • Whisk together the mayonnaise, buttermilk, mustard, Italian seasoning, cayenne and lemon in a large bowl.
  • Add in the chicken, parsley, celery and green onions. Stir gently to combine and coat with the dressing ingredients.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Serve chicken salad on croissants.