Chicken Sandwiches with Chive Butter

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Chicken Sandwiches with Chive Butter

Chicken Sandwiches with Chive Butter
Servings 2


  • tablespoons butter room temperature
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons minced fresh chives or green onion tops
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 4 large slices whole wheat sandwiches bread
  • 8 ounces purchased roast chicken thinly sliced
  • 1 small bunch watercress thick stems trimmed


  • Combine butter, chives, mustard and cayenne in small bowl; blend well. Season to taste with salt and pepper. (Butter can be made 1 day ahead. Cover; chill. Bring to room temperature before continuing.)

    Spread chive butter on 1 side of each bread slice. Place chicken on buttered side of 2 bread slices. Top chicken with some watercress. Press remaining 2 bread slices, buttered side down, onto watercress. Cut each sandwich into 4 pieces. Arrange any remaining watercress on 2 plates. Top with sandwiches.

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