Quick and Easy Curry Chicken Salad for Lunches


Curry chicken salad is one of my favorite recipes to make ahead for a week of effortless but delicious lunches. This recipe is so flavorful and has ton of great texture. There are so many ways you can eat this chicken salad: sandwich, mixed into a salad, scooped into lettuce cups, spooned into cucumbers or other veggies, dipped with pita, spread on top of toast, or just eaten straight out of the container! Curry chicken salad is also a great party app, just place dollops in little cucumber cups, finger sandwiches, or crackers and serve!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
6 servings


  • ½ cup plain yogurt

  • ¼ cup mayonnaise

  • 1 tablespoon curry powder

  • ½ pound shredded cooked chicken breast

  • 1 medium apple, peeled and diced

  • 2 stalks celery, diced

  • 1 stalk green onion, finely chopped, or more to taste

  • ½ cup sliced almonds

  • ¼ cup raisins

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Whisk yogurt and mayonnaise together in a medium bowl until blended. Add curry powder and stir to combine. Stir in shredded chicken until evenly coated. Add apple, celery, green onion, almonds, and raisins; season with salt and pepper. Stir gently to until thoroughly combined and all ingredients are coated with curry-yogurt.

  2. Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.

Cook's Note:

You can substitute a small piece of shallot (minced) for the green onions.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

227 Calories
13g Fat
13g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 227
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 37mg 12%
Sodium 107mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 15g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 82mg 6%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 328mg 7%

* 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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