The Best Curried Chicken Salad

“Make it in advance, refridgerate until cold and add the cashews just before serving. From "Barefoot Contessa" cookbook.”
1hr 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Place the chicken breasts on a pan and rub the skin with olive oil.
  3. Sprinkle well with salt and pepper.
  4. Roast for 35 to 40 minutes, until the chicken is just cooked.
  5. Set aside until cool enough to handle.
  6. Remove the meat from the bones, discard the skin, and dice the chicken in large bite size pieces.
  7. For the dressing, combine the mayonnaise, wine, chutney, curry powder and 1 1/2 t.salt in the bowl of a food processor fitted with the steel blade.
  8. Process until smooth.
  9. Combine the chicken with enough dressing to moisten well.
  10. Add the celery, scallions, and raisins, and mix well.
  11. Refrigerate for a few hours to allow the flavours to blend.
  12. Add the cashews and serve the salad at room temperature.

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