Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Curried Chicken Salad

I am planning a fall luncheon for some of my dear friends and I wanted to make a very special salad to serve. This salad has rich full flavor and texture and can be made well in advance which will allow me to enjoy my guest.
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Curried Chicken  Salad

Curried Chicken Salad
Miz Helen's Kitchen
4 cups cooked chicken breast chopped
3 cups brown rice cooked
5 green onions with tops chopped
1 cup dried apricots chopped
1/2 cup raisins
1 teaspoon salt
1teaspoon pepper
1 cup sliced almonds roasted
In a large mixing bowl, add the chopped chicken breast, cooked brown rice, chopped green onions, chopped dried apricots, and raisins. Mix well, add the salt and pepper and mix, then set aside.
Curry Dressing
Miz Helen's Kitchen
2 cloves garlic
1/4 cup lemon juice
3 tablespoons mango chutney
1 1/2 tablespoons curry powder
1 cup sour cream
2/3 cup olive oil
4 tablespoons water
In a blender blend the garlic, chutney, curry powder, and sour cream until smooth. Slowly add the olive oil in a small stream until the mixture is blended well, then add the water and blend.
Add the Curry Dressing to the Chicken and Rice mixture and mix well. Lightly fold in the roasted almonds. Let the salad set in the refrigerator over night before serving or at least 4 hours.

 Chop The Chicken, Apricot's, and Onion's

Mix With The Rice

Make The Dressing

Enjoy Your Salad

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I am so happy that you could stop by and enjoy this Curried Chicken Salad with me. I have a container of salad for you to take with you so don't forget it. I hope you can stop by for Full Plate Thursday and come back soon!
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11 comments:

  1. I LOVE curried chicken/or turkey salad - it's my favorite way to finish off the Thanksgiving bird. Your recipe, as always, looks yummy!

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  2. Thats a lovely salad recipe,Miz Helen!I love the tangy salad dressing and the end result looks lip-smacking:)Hope you have a lovely time with your friends!

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  3. I alway enjoy finding a new way to prepare chicken salad and I love the sound of curry in this one!

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  4. Mmmm...I'll take my chicken salad with me for lunch tomorrow, thank you! It looks delicious! :)

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  5. Different ~ and I'm sure delish! I am starving right now so would love a huge helping please.

    xo
    Pat

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  6. Ooh - this looks good! I love trying different chicken salads and this is the first one I've seen that uses dried apricots.

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  7. Apricots...what a great idea. I love fruit in my chicken salad. Can't wait to try this interesting twist. Thanks for sharing on Hunk of Meat Monday.

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  8. I like anything with curry as it is in my roots. Thanks for sharing with Hearth and soul blog hop.

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