I love curry and I especially love it paired with chicken in recipes. I realize curry is an acquired taste for some and a little of it does go a long way, but if you are looking for something just a little different than plain old chicken salad, this is it.
It's great on a sandwich. I like it served on croissants or a good wheat bread or even sourdough is excellent. It's also perfect served with fruit for a chicken salad plate and it can be made in no time at all. The curry flavor does intensify as this sits, so you might want to make it a couple of hours before you serve it to meld the flavors. One word of caution, if you are single and have a date anytime in the next three days, you might want to put off making this because curry tends to stay with you a while...lol. Here is what you will need:
4 cups of diced chicken breast
1 cup seedless grapes, sliced ( red or white)
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup sliced green onions (including some of the green tops)
1 cup raisins ( can use golden raisins or I used Craisins for the color)
1 cup chopped pecans
1 cup mayonnaise
1/2 sour cream
1 Tbs. lemon juice
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp. soy sauce
1 Tbs. curry powder ( use less is you are new to curry to see if you love it, you can always add more)
dash of garlic powder
dash of black pepper
OPTION: If you don't care for raisins, you can substitute a cup of diced apple in this and it's really good also.
Place the chopped chicken, celery, green onion, raisins, nuts, and grapes in a large bowl.
In a separate bowl, mix the mayonnaise, sour cream and all of the seasonings, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and lemon juice. Pour over the salad ingredients and mix together. This is best if its chilled for a couple of hours before serving.
Curried Chicken Salad!