Pesto Chicken Salad for Sandwiches

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

Modeled after a sandwich I used to get at Marshall Field's Marketplace a few years back. I like it on cottage bread with spinach leaves. I also add chopped sun-dried tomatoes on occasion.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (5 ounce) canchunk canned chicken, drained
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons prepared pesto sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pistachios (optional) or 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts (optional)


  1. Combine all ingredients.
  2. Spread on bread.
  3. Makes enough for 2 sandwiches.
Most Helpful

This is delicious! Great inspiration for someone timid about canned chicken (like me.) We will have this on crackers and toasted pita triangles for New Year's Eve tonight. I doubled the chicken, cut back on the mayo, and toasted the walnuts. Also added plenty of cracked pepper. It's chilling in the fridge and I know it will be devoured! Thanks for posting this!

vrvrvr December 31, 2007