Cajun Chicken Salad Sandwich

the gingered whisk

Cajun chicken salad is an easy chicken salad recipe with fun cajun flavor. Slightly spicy chicken is combined with onion, celery, mayonnaise, and cajun seasoning and mustard to make a flavorful and delicious sandwich filling.

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Chicken

Main Ingredient

– 3 cups cooked chicken, shredded or chopped – ¼ cup celery, diced – ¼ cup red onion, diced – ¼ cup red pepper, diced – ¾ cup mayonnaise – ½ teaspoon paprika – 1 green onion, sliced – ½ - 1 teaspoon cajun seasoning – 1 teaspoon Creole Mustard – ¼ cup sweet relish – ⅓ teaspoon dill, minced – ½ teaspoon celery salt – hot sauce (for serving)

Ingredients

Cajun Chicken  Salad Recipe

Yield

6 Servings

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Total Time

5 Minutes

Level

Quick & Easy

1. Shred the chicken

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2. Dice the celery, red onion, red pepper, and green onion into small sized pieces. You want a fairly small, even dice so that they combine well into the chicken salad - you don’t want a giant chunk of raw onion in a bite.

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3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the shredded chicken, diced veggies, mayonnaise, paprika, green onion, cajun seasoning, mustard, relish, dill, and celery salt.

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4. Stir to combine well.

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5. Store in an airtight container in the fridge until ready to use. I like to make sure it has at least 30 minutes in the fridge before serving to allow the flavors to blend together well.

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6. Serve with crackers or as a sandwich on toast or a croissant. Serve with hot suace on the side.

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Enjoy!

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