Mini Curried Chicken Salad Cups

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Kim Biegacki

By
@pistachyoo

I love small bites of food with big flavor and a spicy bite too. I am excited to say that this is my first recipe with the flavors of India. I wanted to start out with a mild paste at first. That is why I added a little kick with the cayenne. These mini chicken bites are so delicious with the creamy texture of the dressing and all the flavors of the spices make them so savory.

These are perfect for serving as appetizers or along side a really yummy soup for a delicious lunch or dinner. I hope you'll try them out.

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
24 - 30 cups
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 1 - 2 pkg
    of 15 mini frozen phyllo cups
  • 1 large
    12.5 oz. can of chicken shredded or 2 medium chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
  • 1/2 c
    craisins, dried sweetened cranberries
  • 1/3 - 1/2 c
    almonds, blanched and slivered
  • 3/4 c
    celery, thinly sliced and diced
  • MIX DRESSING

  • 1/4 c
    mayonnaise dressing
  • 1/4 c
    sour cream
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    red curry paste, mild or medium
  • 1/2 tsp
    ancho chili pepper
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp
    cayenne pepper, optional
  • 1 tsp
    fresh lime juice
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • ·
    fresh parsley or chevril for garnish

How to Make Mini Curried Chicken Salad Cups

Step-by-Step

  1. Here are the phyllo cups
  2. This is the curry paste that I used
  3. Prepare your chicken and slice up your celery. Mix in the almonds and cranberries and set aside. Next mix up your dressing well. Add the ancho and cayenne to your liking. Ancho has a Smokey flavor and the cayenne is hot. Now mix the dressing into the chicken mixture.
  4. Fill the phyllo cups and bake for 7 to 10 minutes at 350 degrees. Take them out and add a sprig of parsley or chervil.
  5. I served these for Sweetest Day for my husband & I along side a wonderful soup called Orange You Glad It's Thanksgiving Soup.
  6. 2-22-2014 ~~~~ We had these tonight for dinner. Of course, I just made one package of 15 but between my husband & I we ate them all. I should of fixed a salad or some soup to go with it. I did get another jar of curry paste; this time medium heat. Woohoo, hot enough for me but my husband said he could take some more heat. LOL

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About Mini Curried Chicken Salad Cups

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Indian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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