Curried Chicken Salad - Chi Living

Curried Chicken Salad

Curried Chicken Salad

With over 11 different herbs and spices, curry blends together good taste and good health. Tumeric, one of the main spices in curry powder, has been found to be an excellent antibiotic while strengthening digestion and improving intestinal flora. Curry powder can also improve memory and help fight skin cancer. Enjoy this healthful meal!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Yields: 4 servings

Ingredients Amount
Curry powder 3 tsp.
Ground cumin 3 tsp.
Allspice 2 tsp.
Paprika 3 tsp.
Powdered ginger 2 tsp.
Cayenne pepper 1 tsp.
Salt 2 tsp.
Chicken 1#, bite-sized pieces
Olive Oil 2 Tbs
Red bell pepper 1/2 Cup, chopped
Celery 1/2 Cup, chopped
Dried currants 1/2 Cup
Reduced fat mayo 1/3 Cup


  1. Combine first 7 ingredients in gallon-size ziplock bag.
  2. Rinse, pat dry chicken, then add to ziplock.
  3. Shake so that chicken is completely coated.
  4. Place a large skillet over medium high heat and add the oil.
  5. Once the oil is hot, add the chicken to the skillet.
  6. Cook the chicken for about 4 minutes before turning over for another 4 minutes.
  7. Remove the cooked chicken from heat and let cool to room temperature in a large bowl.
  8. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  9. Chill the mixture and serve over a bed of lettuce, bread, or crackers.
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