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Curried Chicken Salad

Diabetic Recipe

Good for your heart and your health, this delicious Curried Chicken Salad boasts curry, pepper and cayenne. Seasoned dressing over a chicken salad with celery and green bell pepper.

Curry powder is actually a mix of up to 20 spices including: cardamon, ginger, fenugreek, chiles, cinnamon, cloves, coriander, cumin fennel seeds and turmeric. Curry powder can have more spices added to the mixture to suit the tastes of a particular individual.

Curried Chicken Salad

Recipe Ingredients

Dressing Ingredients

1/2 cup cholesterol-free mayonnaise
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons rice vinegar
1/2 teaspoon curry powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon cayenne

Chicken Salad Ingredients

4 ribs celery, chopped (2 cups)
8 thin strips green bell pepper (optional)
4 cups cubed, cooked chicken, white meat only, skin and all visible fat removed (about 1-1/2 pounds boneless, skinless breasts)

Recipe Directions

In a large bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients.

Stir in chicken and celery. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

To serve, garnish with bell pepper. You can also lay the salad on a bed of lettuce or spinach for touch of elegance.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories: 202; Total Fat: 7g; Carbohydrates: 5g; Protein: 27g; Cholesterol: 83mg; Sodium: 342mg; Fiber: 1g;

Exchanges:  1 Vegetable; 3 Low-Fat Meat