This dish is one of my favorites for lunch. I discovered it on Savory Sweet Life and immediately knew I had to try it….I’ve been hooked ever since!
I normally make this when I have leftover chicken from dinner, however, it’s just as easy to bake a chicken breast or 2 and eat this salad the same day.
Chicken Curry Salad (Adapted from Savory Sweet Life)
1 boneless chicken breast, cooked & diced pretty small
1/3 cup currants
1/3 cup chopped almonds
1/2 cup celery, chopped
1 Tbsp curry powder
1/2 cup mayo (No Miracle Whip!!)
salt & pepper, as needed
Romaine lettuce (I use hearts of romaine and chop them into bite size pieces)
Combine all ingredients in a bowl, mix thoroughly, and refrigerate for at least an hour to let the flavors combine. To serve, place lettuce in a shallow bowl or plate, and top with 1/2 to 1 cup of chicken salad.
This recipe is easily doubled to use for parties, potlucks, or even several days of lunches for work or home. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do! Leave a comment and let us know how it turned out!
This light summer salad is one of my favorites at Trattoria Lisana in Driftwood. But it’s not every day that I can swing by Driftwood, so I had to learn how to make it for myself! Start off with a basic lemon vinaigrette. My vinaigrette is as follows:
- 1/2 C Olive Oil
- Zest and Juice of one Lemon
- 1 t Chunky mustard
- 1 Small Shallot diced
- Salt and Pepper to taste
Throw it all in a bowl and whisk together.
Then pick up the ingredients for the salad.
You’ll need the following:
- 2 C Arugula
- 5 Slices of Bresola
- 1-2 t of Lemon vinaigrette
- Parmesan shavings
- Garlic bread for serving
- Bresola is a dried, cured beef and if you can’t find it, you could easily substitute a high quality salami.
- If you don’t like the peppery taste of the arugula, you can easily substitute spinach or a spring mix.
Layer the Bresola on the bottom of the plate
Toss the greens with the dressing
Place on the bresola and add a few parmesan shavings
Toast a piece of bread and rub with fresh cut garlic
Get out on the patio with a nice glass of wine and enjoy a summer meal that will fill you up without weighing you down!