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Curried Chicken Salad

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Introduction

This salad is good for luncheons, getting together with the girls, picnics and parties. You can pile this inside a soft roll. Nibble it with crackers? Ladle it into lettuce cups? An unusual and tasty version of a "traditional chicken salad".

Ingredients

Serves: 2-4

  • 1 pound cooked & seasoned chicken breasts
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder (sweet or hot)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ¼ cup roasted raw unsalted cashews
  • ½ cup raisins (sultanas or mix of both)
  • ¼ cup figs (or dates)
  • ¼ cup sliced & halved water chestnuts
  • 1 clove chopped garlic
  • 2 sliced scallions
  • ½ cup chopped fresh italian parsley
  • 1 pinch of cracked black pepper
  • 1 pinch of salt

Method

Curried Chicken Salad is a community recipe submitted by Aaron and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • In large bowl, shred the cooked chicken in large pieces and set aside.
  • In second bowl, mix the wet ingredients and the curry and sugar. Blanket this dressing on top of the shredded chicken.
  • Scatter the remaining ingredients over the chicken and dressing and mix. Chill.
  • Tell us what you think