Use up leftover chicken (or turkey) and make Tropical Chicken Salad. Toss in some tropical fruits and macadamia nuts for a twist on the usual chicken salad sandwiches.

Tropical Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken salad, sandwich
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Christina Hitchcock


  • Rolls - I recommend Hawaiian Sweet Rolls
  • 1 lb shredded chicken or turkey
  • 1 cup chopped macadamia nuts
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries
  • 1/2 cup dried mandarins - sliced (I found these at Trader Joe's)
  • cup About 3/4 Greek yogurt
  • cup About 1/4 mayo - I prefer mayo with olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • Salt to taste


  • Combine chicken, yogurt, mayo, and soy sauce together and mix well. Adjust salt to taste.
  • Fold in nuts, cherries, and mandarins.
  • Serve on split rolls.