Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Chicken Salad Sandwich

Chicken Salad Sandwich

Childhood memories are made up of people and food. This sandwich takes many of us back to birthday parties, picnics and movies. At times simple things like this can simply never be forgotten. 
And so I share my version of a sandwich that many of my aunts used to make for us. Its always appreciated even if it doesnot hold the same affection or sentiment to those who get to eat it in my kitchen!

Chicken Salad in a brioche bun

12 brioche buns

1 1/2 kg of roasted or poached chicken chopped finely
1 cup mayonnaise or as needed
1 tsp mustard
2 tbsp sweet gherkin relish
freshly cracked black pepper to taste
pinch of sugar

Mix everything well ensuring the mixture is moist.
Fill the brioche buns generously
Serve fresh


The buns should be milk buns or brioche that has a tinge of sweetness and are wonderfully soft.
The mixture can be made and kept for up to 48 hours covered in the refrigerator. It cannot be frozen.
Use your favourite mayonnaise.
Taste for salt and pepper
If you wish to prepare the chicken at home you can poach the chicken in herbs, salt whole pepper,cloves and an onion, carrot and celery

My published cookbooks are available for sale through myself and on amazon.

The World of Parsi Cooking: Food Across Borders is a 3 award winning book. It has been self published in July 2019 and will be going into its second print in 2022. 

The Art of Parsi Cooking; reviving an ancient cuisine was published in 2016 by Austin Macauley and continues to be available through amazon book depot book depository and from the publishers. 

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