Hot weather to me always means trying to make meals that don't make the house super hot also.
Grilling is a favorite, crock pots are great, and anything with minimal heat is my best friend.
I do not like to sweat. At all. Especially while cooking!
So that is why I love chicken salad sandwiches.
You can always cheat and get canned chicken...I've never done that, but I know plenty of people who do.
Or a rotisserie chicken and shred off the meat (one of my favorite ways).
But what I normally do is boil the random frozen chicken breasts floating around in my freezer.
I always have one or two left over from preparing other meals, and this is a way to use them up!
I have tried several chicken salad recipes over the past few years, and this is a combination of about four of them.
3 cups cooked, cubed chicken (I boil about 3 breasts to get this)
1 cup red grapes, halved
2 celery stalks, chopped
2 tsp Splenda or sugar
3/4 - 1 cup miracle whip or mayo (whatever your preference for taste and how creamy you want it)
1/4 cup coarsely chopped peanut or cashews
6 croissant rolls or other bread
Combine cubed chicken, grapes, celery, Splenda and miracle whip.
Toss to coat evenly.
Fold in chopped nuts.
Serve on croissant rolls or other bread.