Healthy Curried Chicken Salad

This unique recipe combines vegetables with fruit, along with a curry-yogurt dressing for a tasty and different type of chicken salad.


  • 1 1/2 cups cooked chicken, skin removed, cubed
  • 1/4 cup carrots, peeled and grated
  • 1/4 cup celery, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup red cabbage, shredded
  • 1/4 cup granny smith green apple, chopped
  • 1/4 cup scallions, trimmed and chopped
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/8 teaspoon celery seed

For dressing:

  •  1 cup plain, non-fat yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp. non-fat mayonnaise
  • 3 tsp. curry powder
  • 3 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp. Dijon-style-style mustard
  • 2 Tbsp. shallots, finely chopped

Combine chicken, carrot, celery, raisins, shredded cabbage, apple, scallions and celery seed in a bowl.

Combine all dressing ingredients with whisk in bowl. Pour over salad, mix well. Cover and refrigerate one hour.

To serve, place on a bed of greens such as lettuce combined with shredded red and green cabbage.
Nutritional analysis per serving:

185 calories, 2.5 grams total fat, 0.5 gram saturated
fat, 20 grams carbohydrate, 21 grams protein, 2 grams dietary fiber, 300 milligrams
sodium, 150 milligrams calcium.
Source: Shape Up America!

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