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Overnight Chicken and Fruit Salad

Rated as 4.75 out of 5 Stars

"Cooked chicken, red grapes, slivered almonds, and pineapple chunks make a lovely savory-sweet salad that's dressed with a mild curry mayonnaise. Papaya and avocado slices add color and flavor. Refrigerate overnight for the best flavor."
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8 h 20 m servings 483
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Combine chicken, grapes, pineapple chunks, celery, and water chestnuts in a large salad bowl. Mix mayonnaise, soy sauce, lemon juice, and curry powder in a separate bowl. Pour dressing over salad and toss lightly to coat. Cover and chill 8 hours to overnight. Stir almonds into salad just before serving; garnish with papaya and avocado slices.


  • Cook's Note:
  • The flavor really does improve by letting it chill overnight.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 483 calories; 35.5 30.3 14.4 37 311 Full nutrition

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This is an excellent recipe and does taste better if chilled overnight. Using a rotisserie chicken makes the recipe SO easy. I have also added a large can of pineapple chunks, drained. Served o...

Excellent recipe even if you skip many of the ingredients. I often do a plain chicken/papaya version during the week. So unique, easy quick prep and versatile I have had this for breaky, lunch a...

I followed the recipe exactly with only one omission: I did not have any papaya. I often add curry to my chicken salad, but not this much. I will cut back on the curry to 1/2 tsp, if I make t...

I made this Chicken salad for my three adult daughters for our mothers day lunch. They loved it.