Chicken Salad Croissants

Chicken Salad Croissants

Microwave cooking makes this chicken salad a really cool choice; croissants offer a fancy wrapper.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

1:24

Hr:Mins

Makes

2

servings

2
boneless skinless chicken breast halves (1/2 pound)
1/4
cup creamy ranch dressing
1/2
teaspoon yellow mustard
1/4
cup chopped cucumber
1/4
cup chopped tomato
2
tablespoons chopped cashews
2
croissants, split
1
tablespoon butter, margarine, mayonnaise or salad dressing
Lettuce, if desired
  1. Arrange chicken, thickest parts to outside edge, in 2-cup microwavable casserole or on microwavable plate. Cover tightly and microwave on High 3 to 4 minutes or until juice is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut. Uncover and refrigerate about 10 minutes or until cool enough to handle.
  2. Cut chicken into 1/4-inch pieces. Toss chicken, dressing, mustard, cucumber, tomato and cashews. Cover and refrigerate about 1 hour or until chilled.
  3. Just before serving, spread cut sides of croissant halves with butter. Spread chicken mixture over bottoms of croissants; top with lettuce and tops of croissants.
Makes 2 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Time Saver
Use leftover cooked chicken, or purchase chopped cooked chicken from the freezer case in your supermarket.
Variation
For a flavor twist, skip the tomatoes and use mandarin orange segments or cut-up grapes instead.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 640
    • (Calories from Fat 380 ),
  • Total Fat 42 g
    • (Saturated Fat 16 g,),
  • Cholesterol 160 mg;
  • Sodium 540 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 33 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2 g,
  • Protein 34 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 4 Lean Meat;
    • 5 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.