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Chicken Salad Sandwich

Everyday Roasted Chicken

  • Author: Cosette's Kitchen
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 55 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: poultry
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: dinner

Description

Simple roasted chicken, use leftovers to make this delicious chicken salad.


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Ingredients

Roasted Chicken:

  • 56lbs assorted bone-in breasts and thighs (combination of both)
  • 3 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 tsp all spice
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 tsp sumac
  • Olive Oil

Chicken Salad:

  • 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded/diced
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup pickles, diced
  • 1/3 cup celery, diced
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • small bunch of chives, chopped

Instructions

Roasted Chicken:

  1. Turn your oven to high broil with rack on the 2nd level from the top.
  2. Combine all your spices in a small bowl and set aside.
  3. Prepare your chicken by trimming any excess skin using sharp knife or kitchen shears. 
  4. Dry chicken using a paper towel then begin rubbing the spice mixture all over the chicken. Be sure to season the meat, the skin and under the skin.
  5. Arrange pieces in a large round sheetpan or tray and drizzle with olive oil.
  6. Place chicken in oven on broil high and let the skin crisp for a few minutes, watching to ensure it doesn’t burn. Rotate pan in the oven for even browning.
  7. Once browned, turn oven to 400 degrees and bake for 45-55 minutes.
  8. Internal temperature for chicken should read 165 degrees and fluids should run clean when cut.
  9. Do a final broil on skin if it needs any additional crisping then remove from oven and enjoy!

Chicken Salad:

  1. Remove cooled chicken from bones.
  2. Chop 2 cups cooked chicken and add to bowl.
  3. Combine mayo, pickles, celery, salt, pepper and chives and mix until combined.
  4. Season with any additional salt and pepper and enjoy! 

Notes

**You can prepare chicken the night before with spices and pop into fridge, bake when you get home the next day.

**If you don’t have time to roast a chicken, pick up a prepared chicken from your local New Seasons Market, enjoy and make some chicken salad with it! 

Keywords: chicken, chicken salad, weeknight meal, easy, roasted chicken, dinner

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