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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!

The Recipe: Curried Chicken Salad with a Grape & Almond Lettuce Wrap variation


  • 1/2 cup or more gluten and dairy free mayonnaise, depending on how moist you like your chicken salad
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 1/2 to 2 teaspoons gluten free curry powder
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup minced cilantro or parsley, optional
  • 1 1/2 pounds cooked chicken, chopped
  • 1 1/2 stalks celery, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup roasted chopped cashews
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced


  • Mix together mayonnaise, honey, curry powder, salt and pepper, and minced cilantro until blended.
  • Put chicken, celery, raisins, cashews, and green onions into a bowl and mix with mayonnaise blend until evenly distributed.
  • Serve on mix greens or for a delicious lunch, do not add cashews and raisins and add 1 to 1 1/2 cups red grapes put into a lettuce leaf (Boston lettuce works well for this) and top with toasted sliced almonds.