We love any chicken salad, but this curried chicken salad is definitely one of our favorites! Lean and healthy chicken salad with a touch of curry powder. Spicy and delicious salad for sandwiches or to eat alone.
Learn how to make family favorite delicious curried chicken salad.
How to Make Delicious and Healthy Curried Chicken Salad
Change up your usual chicken salad recipe with this super-delicious Curried Chicken Salad that is perfect for a luncheon with the girls/guys or a light and delicious dinner.
We always make our own shredded chicken to save money, and if you are not sure how to do this read below where we will show you two ways you can do this quickly.
It’s always so much cheaper to buy the split chicken breasts with skin and bones. Don’t worry about the skin, it will just add more flavor and it’s very easy to remove after the chicken has been cooked.
If possible, try to buy organic celery and wash it very well before using. If you don’t plan on using the celery right away, you can keep it crisper if you
Try something different with this curried chicken salad that you will fall in love with.
- 4 cups shredded chicken
- 3/4 cup diced celery
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
- 2 teaspoons honey
- 1 teaspoon curry powder
- 2 tablespoons Smucker's Simply Fruit, Apricot
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
Place chicken and celery in a bowl and lightly salt & pepper.
Mix together sauce ingredients in a small bowl. Pour over chicken and celery. Stir gently to coat with sauce.
Leave in the refrigerator for an hour before serving.
We love the mayo/yogurt dressing that goes on this chicken salad. It’s light and refreshing and a great change of pace from standard dressing.
Make a delicious shredded chicken curry sandwich.
How to Easily Make Shredded Chicken
Learn how to make your own chicken for fresh and healthy salads.
Oven Roasted Chicken Breasts
3 1/2 pounds split chicken breasts (bone-in, skin-on)
1/2 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray. Rub chicken breasts with olive oil and lightly sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Bake for about 45-55 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Remove from oven and let cool. Shred chicken using two forks.
Stove Top Cooked Chicken Breasts
1-1/2 lbs. boneless chicken broth
can chicken broth
salt & pepper
Lightly salt and pepper both sides of chicken breasts. Place chicken breasts in a sauce pan with chicken broth. Bring broth to a light boil; reduce heat and cover. Simmer for about 8-10 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
What else Can You Add to Curried Chicken Salad?
How to Serve Your Chicken Salad
- Make curried chicken salad sandwiches
- Serve over a bed of fresh lettuce
- Serve with rolls
- Make chicken salad sliders
How to Store Leftovers
Leftovers are awesome! Just store any leftover chicken salad in an airtight container in your refrigerator for about 4-5 days.