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Chicken Salad Sandwiches Lunch Box

Amazing School Lunch idea for your or your kids. 

Cuisine American
Keyword school lunch boxes, lunch box, work lunch,
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Author Sandra | Sandra's Easy Cooking


  • 2 cups chopped rotisserie chicken or leftover that you baked/grilled, skin removed
  • 1/2 cup celery diced
  • 1/3 cup carrot. diced
  • 1/3 cup red onion chopped
  • 3 baby Kosher Pickles diced
  • 1/3 cup Olive Oil Mayo more if needed
  • 1 Tbsp. yellow mustard
  • 1 garlic clove
  • Pinch of Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 tsp. Freshly ground pepper


  1. First, boil the water and drop celery and carrots into blanch them-it takes less than a minute. Veggies will be still raw. This will make them really clean, and perfect for the salad, but it is optional.
  2. Roughly slice chicken (chicken is cooked) into smaller pieces, diced celery, carrots, red onion, crush and mince garlic and mix all together.
  3. Add mayonnaise, mustard, garlic, red hot chili flakes and ground black pepper in a bowl. Mix until combined; then combine it with the chicken mixture.
  4. At this point, you can put it in a food processor and then spread it on the bread, but you can just keep it crunchy.
  5. Serve it cold!

Recipe Notes

Place it in the container or a jar and keep it in the fridge for up to 5 days(with lid air-tight). As a suggestion, you can add walnuts or dry cranberries or use tuna or cooked turkey instead of the chicken. Options are endless. I know that most of the kids like it smooth rather than chunky salads, so I would suggest using a food processor.