Curried Chicken Salad – With this recipe, I wanted to accomplish two things. I would like to make an easy dish using a rotisserie chicken. And I wanted to use some of the Paradise Fruit Company’s crystallized (candied) ginger in a recipe.
So, we made a Curried Chicken Salad with Paradise Fruit Company’s candied ginger. This is a low-carb, keto-friendly recipe, using chicken that someone else cooked for you.
In the Cooking Secrets for Men tradition, there’s no need to season or roast the chicken. The store has already done it for you. All you have to do is put the Curried Chicken Salad together.
Curried Chicken Salad Ingredients
This rotisserie chicken salad recipe is not your average one either. It’s a curry chicken salad with green apples, shredded carrots, and toasted slivered almonds. It is tossed in a lemon dressing that’s lightened up with Greek yogurt. And we top with Paradise Fruit Company’s Candied Crystallized Ginger.
Chicken salad is a very old-school dish to me. It was a staple of my mother’s kitchen. But the convenience of a cooked rotisserie chicken was not available then. So it took longer to make a good chicken salad, if you had to cook the chicken first.
Our way makes this classic dish an “anytime” food. This curried chicken salad with rotisserie chicken has its roots in the classic preparation. It’s simple but with a few twists.
So let’s show you how we make this easy curried chicken salad with candied ginger. It is an easy recipe. You can serve it on bread if you like. And any sort of chips will do nicely. I hope you enjoy this recipe.
- 1 Rotisserie Chicken
- 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
- 2 tbsp curry powder
- Juice of 1 lemon
- Salt & Pepper to taste
- 4 scallions chopped
- 1 small green apple peeled and finely chopped
- 1 carrot shredded
- Boston Lettuce leaves or other lettuce
- 1/2 cup slivered almonds toasted
- Crystallized ginger very thinly sliced, for garnish
- Serve with Plantain chips
- Remove the skin and bones from the rotisserie chicken and chop into bite size piecse
- Combine the yogurt, curry powder and lemon juice in a large bowl and season with salt and pepper.
- In the same bowl, add the chicken, scallions, apples and carrots and mix until combined.
- On a Boston lettuce leaf, place the chicken salad in the center.
- Sprinkle the slivered almonds and crystallized ginger.
- Serve with plantain chips.
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10 thoughts on “Curried Chicken Salad w/Crystallized Ginger”
Easy to make Curried Chicken Salad
Great idea. I love curried chicken salad. The chopped ginger is a terrific idea. I’m gonna top it with cilantro.
Charlie, I like how you lightened up the dressing with yogurt but made it very flavorful with the rest of the ingredients. I will have to look for that ginger product.
What a great variation on a curried chicken salad. I love it Charlie! Thanks.
This is very interesting to me. I’ve only used crystallized ginger in cookies and granola. Never in something savory Thanks for this idea!
Thanks Michael, cilantro would be great
Thanks, Bernadette, I did like the yogurt dressing, still tastes great, but less fat
Thanks, I do like the contrast
Thanks, Neil, appreciate the visit