Rice A Roni Curried Chicken Salad

kathleen campbell


I needed a recipe for a potluck in a hurry. All I had on hand was some leftover Rice A Roni from one of the family size boxes. I added chopped leftover chicken, grapes, mandarin oranges, marinated artichokes a bit of mayo, a thinly sliced stalk of celery, curry powder and some slivered almonds. Now it's one of my go to summer salads!


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15 Min
25 Min


  • 1 c
    cooked chicken breast cubed
  • 1/2 c
    marinated artichoke hearts, drained. reserve 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 c
    canned mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 c
    fresh green seedless grapes, halved
  • 1 box
    rice a roni small or large
  • 1 tsp
    maharajah curry powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    best foods mayonnaise
  • 1/4 c
    almonds, slivered
  • 1/4 c
    artichoke pesto, optional
  • 1
    celery stalk thinly sliced

How to Make Rice A Roni Curried Chicken Salad


  1. Prepare a regular box of chicken flavored Rice A Roni according to package directions. While the Rice A Roni is cooking, cut up a chicken breast into bite size cubes, halve the green grapes, thinly slice 1 stalk of celery, drain the mandarin oranges and marinated artichoke hearts. Reserve 2 tbsp of the marinated artichoke oil. In a large bowl, add the cooked Rice a Roni and the rest of the ingredients. TASTE! Adjust seasonings to your taste!! Some folks like more curry powder while others just like a little hint of it. If using a large FAMILY size box of Rice A Roni double the rest of the ingredients. It's a very forgiving recipe. Refrigerate.

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About Rice A Roni Curried Chicken Salad

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #easy

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