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Curried Mango Chicken Salad

Posted by Peggy on June 2, 2010

Curried Mango Chicken Salad
Recipe: Curried Mango Chicken Salad

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1-2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup peanut or canola oil
  • 4 cups sliced chicken breast (4 large poached breast halves)
  • 2 mangoes, peeled, cut away from the pit and diced (2 cups)
  • 1/2 cup currants or black raisins
  • 1 cup cashews
  • 1/2 cup sliced scallions
  • Radicchio or lettuce leaf cups, optional

Instructions

  1. Combine ginger, lime juice, 1 tablespoon of curry and 1/4 teaspoon cayenne. Whisk in oil and season to taste with kosher salt.
  2. Gently toss the chicken, mangoes, currants, cashews and scallions with the dressing. Season to taste with kosher salt, adding additional curry powder and cayenne to taste.
  3. If time allows, let the flavors combine, refrigerated, 1-2 hours. Serve in radicchio or lettuce cups, if using.

Time: (not including poaching chicken) 25 minutes

Number of servings (yield): 6-8

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