Curried Chicken Salad Recipe

Are you bored with the traditional chicken salad? This version — a curry chicken salad — is a quick, tasty alternative that blends exotic curry and turmeric with sweet raisins and crunchy almonds.

This curry chicken salad can be served solo or on top of a bed of lettuce for even more crunchIt’s a great way to use any chicken you have leftover in your fridge. (We personally like to keep cooked chicken on hand for just this purpose.)

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Recipe Notes: Serves 4. Paleo-friendly. Check out our recipe for Waldorf Chicken Salad

Curried Chicken Salad



  • lb organic chicken breast already cooked and cooled
  • 1/2 cup Primal Kitchen© mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup celery chopped
  • 1/4 cup onions chopped
  • 1/4 cup currants or raisins sugar-free
  • 1/4 cup cashews crushed
  • tsp curry powder
  • tbsp lemon juice
  • Pinch turmeric powder
  • tsp black pepper
  • Sea salt to taste
  • 1/8 cup fresh parsley chopped, for garnish


  1. Chop the chicken, celery, and onions.

  2. Add to a bowl and add in mayonnaise, currants, cashews, curry powder, lemon juice, pinch of turmeric powder, salt, and pepper.

  3. Stir until well mixed.

  4. Serve in a bowl, on a bed of lettuce, or in a lettuce wrap. Garnish with fresh parsley.