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Curried Chicken Salad with Grapes and Cashews

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This Curried Chicken Salad is loaded with shredded cooked chicken, juicy red grapes, crisp celery, green onions, cashews and cilantro, tossed in a bright yellow curry yogurt dressing. 
Course Mains & Entrees
Cuisine American, Indian
Keyword chicken, chicken salad, curry, easy, grapes, Greek yogurt, healthy, lettuce wraps, lunch, salad
Prep Time 25 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 6 servings
Calories 339
Author Laurie McNamara

Ingredients

FOR THE DRESSING:

  • 1/2 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 small lime juiced
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 4 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon aleppo pepper may sub with red pepper flakes, plus more for serving
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

FOR THE SALAD:

  • 4 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 1 cup halved red seedless grapes
  • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped unsalted roasted cashews lightly salted is fine
  • 4 green onions sliced
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro roughly chopped
  • lettuce leaves for serving

Instructions

  • In the bowl of a mini food processor add mayonnaise, yogurt, lime juice, honey, curry, turmeric, aleppo pepper, salt and pepper. Process until smooth scraping down the sides half way through until honey is mixed throughout.
  • In a large bowl combine the chicken, grapes, cashews, celery, onions and cilantro and all of the dressing. Taste and season with more salt and pepper if desired.
  • Spoon about 1/2 cup into lettuce leaves and sprinkle with more cilantro and aleppo pepper.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 339kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 375mg | Potassium: 513mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 3824IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 3mg