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Curry chicken salad in a bowl next to croissants
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5 from 3 votes

Curry Chicken Salad

"Curry in a hurry” is what they call this easy curry chicken salad recipe. It’s great on croissants, sliced bread, butter lettuce, crackers, or sliced fruit.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Curry Chicken Salad
Servings: 6
Calories: 272kcal
Author: Erica Walker



  • Combine all ingredients in a large bowl (you can also whisk the mayonnaise, sour cream, curry powder, and lime juice together in a separate bowl first and then add to the other ingredients).
    Ingredients to make curry chicken salad including chopped chicken, cashews, sauce, grapes, and celery
  • Use rubber spatula to gently stir all ingredients together until well combined. Allow to rest at least 5 minutes to allow flavors to combine before serving. You can also refrigerate until ready to serve.
    A mixing bowl of curry chicken salad being stirred
  • Serve the salad on its own, on croissants (for chicken salad sandwiches), in butter lettuce bowls, or toss with cooked rotini noodles to make a chicken curry pasta salad.
    Curry chicken salad on a croissant


Calories: 272kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 12g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 169mg | Potassium: 181mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 178IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg