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Curried Chicken Salad

Karry Hosford
Yield 2 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)
Swap your usual chicken salad recipe for this spicy-sweet version flavored with fresh fruit, curry powder, and a hint of honey. Serve on a baguette or with whole-grain crackers for a refreshing–and fast–meal. 

 

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups chopped cooked chicken breast (about 8 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup halved seedless red grapes
  • 1/2 cup diced peeled apple
  • 2 tablespoons diced pineapple
  • 1 tablespoon dried currants
  • 3 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sliced almonds, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 303
  • caloriesfromfat 21 %
  • fat 7.2 g
  • satfat 1.3 g
  • monofat 2.3 g
  • polyfat 1.3 g
  • protein 33.8 g
  • carbohydrate 25.7 g
  • fiber 1.9 g
  • cholesterol 89 mg
  • iron 1.7 mg
  • sodium 435 mg
  • calcium 37 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Combine mayonnaise and next 5 ingredients (through pepper), stirring with a whisk. Pour mayonnaise mixture over chicken mixture; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with almonds. Cover and chill.

Cook's Notes

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