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Chicken salad sliders with avocado cream

(Food Styling/Sheryl Julian/Globe Staff; Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff)
September 8, 2010

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Serves 4

SALAD

3/4 cup mayonnaise, or more to taste
3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 whole cooked chicken, skin and bones removed, meat finely shredded
3 stalks celery, finely chopped
2 scallions, finely chopped

1. In a bowl, whisk the mayonnaise, vinegar, salt, and pepper until smooth.

2. Fold in the chicken, celery, and scallions. Taste for seasoning and add more mayonnaise, salt, or pepper, if you like.

AVOCADO CREAM

1 ripe avocado
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
Squeeze of lemon juice
Salt and pepper, to taste
12 small, soft buns, split in half
4 leaves red or green leaf lettuce

1. Halve and pit the avocado. Scoop it into a shallow bowl. Mash the avocado with mayonnaise, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Spread the avocado mixture on the buns. Add chicken salad and lettuce. Close the sandwiches. Serve 3 per person.

Sheryl Julian