Panera Bread Chicken Salad Sandwiches with Grapes

Panera Bread Chicken Salad Sandwiches with Grapes

Lucky New Year’s Sandwiches with Grapes

On Nochevieja in Spain, New Year’s Eve revelers eat 12 grapes at midnight one for every chime of the clock to bring good luck in the 12 months to come. To add good luck to your New Year’s buffet, serve these beautiful open-faced sandwiches, featuring chicken and 12 grapes.

4 slices of Panera Honey Wheat loaf
2 cups coarsely chopped cooked white chicken meat
1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
1/2 cup blanched and sliced almonds, plus 4 tablespoons for sprinkling
3/4 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon
48 red grapes, each cut in half

Mix the chicken, celery, almonds, mayonnaise, lemon juice and tarragon together. Spread generously onto the slices of bread. Top each slice with 24 grape halves. Sprinkle with more almonds if desired.

-makes four servings –

Source: Panera Bread website