Curried Chicken Salad

Curried Chicken Salad Recipe

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My Mother told me as a newly wed,she went to a luncheon where they served curried chicken salad. In those days (1949) that was a fancy dish,she loved it and made it often . I like to serve this salad scooped in a large lettuce leaf.
You can substitute turkey for the chicken,very tasty too.


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    3 c cooked chicken,chopped
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    1 1/2 c mayonnaise
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    2 t lemon juice
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    1/4 c mango chutney
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    3 t. curry powder
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    1 c celery, thinly sliced
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    1/4 c green onions,chopped
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    1/4 c raisins
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    1 c roasted,salted cashews

How to Make Curried Chicken Salad


  1. For the dressing, combine the mayonnaise, lemon juice, chutney, curry powder, and 1 1/2 teaspoons salt in the bowl of a food processor fitted with the steel blade. Process until smooth.
    Combine the chicken with enough dressing to moisten well. Add the celery, scallions, and raisins, and mix well. Refrigerate for a few hours to allow the flavors to blend. Add the cashews and serve at room temperature.

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About Curried Chicken Salad

Course/Dish: Chicken Salads

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