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Curried Chicken Salad

Makes: 8 servings
Serving size: 1/2cup
Prep 15 mins Chill 1 hr Cook 8 mins
Curried Chicken Salad
Ingredients
  • 2  skinless, boneless non-brined chicken breast halves (about 8 ounces)
  •  Nonstick cooking spray
  •  dash onion powder
  •  dash garlic powder
  • 1  Gala or Fuji apple, cored and chopped
  • 1/2  cup  chopped green onion
  • 1/2  cup  chopped celery
  • 1/3  cup  unpacked seedless golden raisins
  • 1/4  cup  unsalted, sliced almonds*
  •  Curried Salad Dressing (recipe below)
  • 8  Boston bibb lettuce leaves
  •  Unsalted, sliced almonds (optional)
Directions

1. Heat a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat. Coat chicken with cooking spray. Sprinkle with onion powder and garlic powder. Cook 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until no longer pink. Cool slightly; cut chicken into bite-size pieces.

2. In a medium bowl combine apple, green onion, and celery. Add the cooked chicken, raisins, and 1/4 cup almonds. Spoon Curried Salad Dressing over the salad and stir to cover all. Cover and chill 1 hour.

3. To serve, spoon 1/2 cup salad into each lettuce leaf and, if desired, sprinkle with additional almonds. Roll up.

From the Test Kitchen*
  • Unsalted cashews may be substituted for the almonds.
Curried Salad Dressing
Ingredients
  • 1/2  cup  light sour cream
  • 1 - 2  teaspoons  curry powder
  • 1  teaspoon  honey
  • 1/2  teaspoon  ground ginger
  •  Dash  cayenne pepper
Directions

1. Combine sour cream, curry, honey, ground ginger, and cayenne pepper. Stir until smooth. Set aside in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts (Curried Chicken Salad)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 102,
  • Fat, total (g) 3,
  • chol. (mg) 21,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 11,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 1,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • sugar (g) 7,
  • pro. (g) 8,
  • vit. A (IU) 389,
  • vit. C (mg) 3,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 3,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 16,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 35,
  • Potassium (mg) 246,
  • calcium (mg) 40,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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