Chicken and Melon Salad


A good use for leftover chicken. You can substitute other melons, papaya, pineapple, mushrooms, or water chestnuts for the grapes or the honeydew melon.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
10 servings


  • 1 honeydew melon

  • 6 cups cubed, cooked chicken meat

  • 2 cups chopped celery

  • 2 cups seedless grapes

  • 1 (8 ounce) can sliced water chestnuts

  • ½ cup sour cream

  • ½ cup plain yogurt

  • 1 ½ teaspoons curry powder

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cut melon in half, and remove seeds. With a melon baller, scoop out melon balls; place in a large salad bowl.

  2. Add chicken, celery, and grapes to melon. Add water chestnuts if desired.

  3. In a small bowl, mix together, sour cream, yogurt, and curry powder. Gently stir into salad. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

246 Calories
7g Fat
22g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 246
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 69mg 23%
Sodium 102mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 28mg 139%
Calcium 70mg 5%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 688mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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