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90'S Style Chicken Salad

Type: Chicken, Poultry
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

4   Breasts - chicken, halves, - broiler/fryer, Skinned
4   Thighs - chicken, skinned, - broiler/fryer type
3 cups 711mlBroth - chicken
5 teaspoons 25mlCurry powder - divided
11 oz 312gOranges - mandarin, canned Drained
1/2 cup 118mlCashews - halved, unsalted
1/2 cup 73g / 2.6ozDates - pitted, chopped
2 teaspoons 10mlPepper - red, diced
1 cup 237mlYogurt - mandarin orange
1/2 cup 118mlMayonnaise
1/4 cup 23g / 0.8ozCoconut - flaked
1/4 cup 36g / 1.3ozChutney - finely chopped
  Curly lettuce cups
  Coconut flaked
  Cashews - chopped

Recipe Instructions

Put the chicken in a deep saucepan. Add broth and 4 teaspoons of the curry powder. Cover and simmer for about 30 minutes or until the chicken is fork tender.

Remove from the heat and allow the chicken to cool in the broth. When cool, separate the meat from the bones. Discard the bones and broth.

Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces and put it into a large bowl with the oranges, cashew halves, dates, and red pepper; set aside.

In a small bowl, make the dressing by mixing together the yogurt, mayonnaise, coconut, chutney, and the remaining teaspoon of curry powder; blend well.

Fold the yogurt dressing into the chicken-orange mixture.

Arrange lettuce cups on a large platter. Fill with salad, garnish with coconut and cashews.

Hints

* Plain orange or lemon yogurt may be substituted.


Source:
Cook: Lynn Akers, Virginia "Chicken Cookery" - 1994 Delmarva Chicken Cooking Contest

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