Curried Chicken Salad

Number served:

Ingredients:

  • chicken breast - 1 unit
  • olive oil - 1 tablespoon
  • curry powder - 2 teaspoon
  • cumin seeds - 2/3 tablespoon
  • yogurt (low fat plain) - 3/4 cup
  • fresh peaches - 1 cup
  • apples (tart with skin) - 1 cup
  • celery - 1/2 cup
  • cashew (nuts) - 1/2 cup
  • black pepper - 2/3 teaspoon

Directions:

Toast cumin seeds for one or two minutes until they become fragrant and slightly browned. Peel and slice peaches. Bone and skin chicken breasts. Thinly slice celery and green onions. Dice unpeeled tart apples.

Mix oil, one tsp. of curry powder and one tsp. of cumin. Coat chicken breasts and broil until done. Set aside.

In a medium bowl add peaches, celery, green onions, yogurt, and remaining curry and cumin. Add cut up chicken and mix well.

Garnish with peaches and cut up chives.

Get creative: based on the statistics of over 100,000 recipes, here are some other ingredients that are commonly used with the ingredients in this recipe that you might want to experiment by adding one or two of the following (amounts adjusted assuming you making 4 servings):

  • sweet red onions : 2 tablespoon
  • balsamic vinegar : 1/2 tablespoon
  • fresh basil : 1 tablespoon
  • fresh rosemary : 1/4 teaspoon
  • capers : 1/4 teaspoon
  • red wine vinegar : 1/2 tablespoon
  • saffron : 1/4 teaspoon
  • dry rosemary : 1/4 teaspoon
  • fresh thyme : 1/4 teaspoon
  • kale : 1/4 cup

Approximate nutrients
per serving
(% daily requirement):


  • iron 85%

    cashew: 54%
    celery: 1%
    apples: 2%
    fresh peaches: 8%
    yogurt: 1%
    olive oil: 1%
    chicken breast: 17%

  • copper 42%

    cashew: 36%
    fresh peaches: 4%
    chicken breast: 1%

  • fat_mono_unsaturated 39%

    cashew: 19%
    yogurt: 1%
    olive oil: 11%
    chicken breast: 7%

  • niacin 36%

    cashew: 2%
    fresh peaches: 3%
    chicken breast: 30%

  • phosphorus 30%

    cashew: 12%
    fresh peaches: 1%
    yogurt: 6%
    chicken breast: 10%

  • vitamin_b6 23%

    cashew: 4%
    fresh peaches: 1%
    yogurt: 1%
    chicken breast: 17%

  • protein 23%

    cashew: 4%
    yogurt: 2%
    chicken breast: 16%

  • sugar 22%

    cashew: 1%
    apples: 6%
    fresh peaches: 10%
    yogurt: 4%

  • magnesium 20%

    cashew: 13%
    fresh peaches: 1%
    yogurt: 1%
    chicken breast: 3%

  • fat_saturated 19%

    cashew: 6%
    yogurt: 4%
    olive oil: 2%
    chicken breast: 5%

  • manganese 16%

    cashew: 14%
    fresh peaches: 1%

  • pantothenic_acid 15%

    cashew: 2%
    fresh peaches: 1%
    yogurt: 3%
    chicken breast: 6%

  • riboflavin 14%

    cashew: 3%
    fresh peaches: 1%
    yogurt: 5%
    chicken breast: 3%

  • vitamin_k 14%

    cashew: 6%
    celery: 4%
    fresh peaches: 1%
    olive oil: 2%

  • vitamin_b12 13%

    yogurt: 7%
    chicken breast: 6%

  • carbohydrate 12%

    cashew: 3%
    apples: 3%
    fresh peaches: 4%
    yogurt: 1%

  • energy_in_kcal 11%

    cashew: 4%
    fresh peaches: 1%
    yogurt: 1%
    olive oil: 1%
    chicken breast: 3%

  • cholesterol 11%

    yogurt: 1%
    chicken breast: 9%

  • fat_poly_unsaturated 11%

    cashew: 6%
    olive oil: 1%
    chicken breast: 3%

  • thiamin 10%

    cashew: 5%
    fresh peaches: 1%
    yogurt: 1%
    chicken breast: 2%

  • choline 10%

    cashew: 2%
    yogurt: 1%
    chicken breast: 6%

  • potassium 8%

    cashew: 2%
    fresh peaches: 2%
    yogurt: 1%
    chicken breast: 2%

  • vitamin_c 6%

    apples: 1%
    fresh peaches: 5%

  • vitamin_e 6%

    fresh peaches: 2%
    olive oil: 3%

  • sodium 6%

    cashew: 3%
    yogurt: 1%
    chicken breast: 1%