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Chicken Reuben


Turn leftover chicken into a delicious sandwich topped with sauerkraut and mayonnaise.

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  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, November 2005


  • Reserved roasted chicken breast halves from Crispy Mustard Chicken with Carrots, deboned
  • 8 slices rye bread
  • 4 ounces sliced Swiss cheese
  • 1 pound (1 jar or package) sauerkraut, drained and squeezed dry (not rinsed)
  • 1/3 cup light mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup


  1. Turn on broiler, with rack 4 inches from the heat. Thinly slice chicken. Top 4 slices of bread with cheese, then with chicken and sauerkraut.

  2. In a small bowl, stir together mayonnaise and ketchup; spoon over sauerkraut. Place remaining slices of bread on top.

  3. Broil sandwiches, about 2 minutes on each side, until cheese has melted and bread is golden brown. Cut in half, and serve immediately.

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  • switchbrdopr
    30 JUN, 2017
    Instead of mayo and ketchup, I would use Thousand Island dressing.