Chicken Tea Sandwiches

posted by abba 11-21-98 8:58 AM

* Exported from MasterCook *

Chicken Salad Tea Sandwiches

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Serving Size : 2 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Sandwiches

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Chyrel's Kitchen
Chicken Salad Tea Sandwiches

3 c chicken broth -- or water
2 whole boneless chicken breasts -- with skin
1 c mayonnaise, divided
1/3 c minced shallot
1 tsp minced fresh tarragon
24 slices homemade type white bread -- sliced very thin
1/2 c finely chopped smoked almonds

In a deep skillet bring broth or water to a boil and add chicken breasts in one layer. Reduce heat and poach chicken at a bare simmer, turning once, 7 minutes.

Remove skillet from heat and cool chicken in cooking liquid 20 minutes. Discard skin and shred chicken fine.

In a bowl, stir together chicken, 1/2 c of mayonnaise, shallot, tarragon, and salt and pepper to taste.

Make 12 sandwiches with chicken salad and bread, pressing together gently.

With a 2" round cutter cut 2 rounds from each sandwich.

Put almonds on a small plate and spread edges of rounds with remaining 1/2 c mayonnaise to coat well. Roll edges in almonds.

Sandwiches may be made two hours ahead, wrapped in plastic wrap, and chilled.

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