Curried Chicken Salad with a Grape & Almond Lettuce Wrap variation

by angelaskitchen on May 20, 2007

AK canning jar

Chicken salad is so delicious and simple.  Adding a touch of curry powder adds wonderful flavor and is a twist on the classic.  This is our favorite version of chicken salad.  We do like curry around here!

Curried Chicken Salad with a Grape & Almond Lettuce Wrap variation
 
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Recipe type: gluten free, dairy free, gfcf, chicken & turkey, salad
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • ½ cup or more gluten and dairy free mayonnaise (depending on how moist you like your chicken salad)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1½ to 2 teaspoons gluten free curry powder
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • ¼ cup minced cilantro or parsley, optional
  • 1½ pounds cooked chicken, chopped
  • 1½ stalks celery, finely diced
  • ¼ cup golden raisins
  • ¼ cup roasted chopped cashews
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
Instructions
  1. Mix together mayonnaise, honey, curry powder, salt and pepper, and minced cilantro until blended.
  2. Put chicken, celery, raisins, cashews, and green onions into a bowl and mix with mayonnaise blend until evenly distributed.
  3. Serve on mix greens or for a delicious lunch, do not add cashews and raisins and add 1 to 1½ cups red grapes put into a lettuce leaf (Boston lettuce works well for this) and top with toasted sliced almonds.

 

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