Crunchy Chicken Salad over Croissants

NOTEThis chicken salad is so tasty, you will want to make it for everyone.  It is especially good for all your carry-in parties at church, school, or your place of work.  Served on small or large croissants, it is a lovely display on your platter.


  • 2 (12.5-ounce) cans chicken breasts, drained, or 2 cups cooked chicken, chopped small
  • 1/2 celery, chopped small
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons onion, chopped small
  • 1 cup purple seedless grapes, left whole
  • 1 cup pecans, left whole
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • red or green curly lettuce leaves
  • 12 large, or 15 small croissants
  • clusters of purple grapes
  • powdered sugar
Cuisine: Country
Yield: Makes 12
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  1. In large bowl combine chicken, celery, onion, grapes, and pecans.  Stir well to combine.
  2. Make dressing by combining mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice, and sugar.  Add to chicken mixture, and stir until well combined.    Open each croissant and place 1 lettuce leaf with curly edge showing.  Place about 1/3 cup chicken salad on each leaf.  Close croissant and arrange on platter.  Place grape clusters in and around croissants.  Dust tops of croissants with powdered sugar.  Makes about 1 dozen sandwiches.