Recipe: Curried Chicken Salad From Leftover Roasted Chicken

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Sometimes that Slow Roasted Chicken is well over 6 pounds and way too much for a family of three. It’s not as savory eaten cold and even eating some for lunch the next day does not use it all. What to do? Make it into a great tasting chicken salad that will please even those picky eaters. This recipe works great for left over white meat that can become a little dry. In my house, they do not like the dark meat, but hidden in the chicken salad they gobble it up!

Curried Chicken Salad


Leftover pieces of white and dark meat chicken (how to make a slow roasted chicken)

2 stalks of organic celery chopped up small (please use organic celery — it’s number two on the dirty dozen list)

2 heaping tablespoons  (or more) homemade mayonnaise (how to make mayonnaise)

1 teaspoon mustard

1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon organic curry powder (where to buy spices)

a little fresh or dried parsley

1/2 teaspoon sea salt (where to buy sea salt)


  • Chop up the pieces of chicken into small chunks
  • Combine with the chopped celery
  • Add the mayonnaise
  • Add the curry and salt
  • Mix it all together and garnish with fresh parsley

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  • Lori @ Laurel of Leaves January 7, 2012, 3:14 pm

    Yum! I love different takes on classic chicken salad. My husband likes nuts in his, so I imagine I would add cashew to this recipe. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  • Hannah K. January 7, 2012, 4:52 pm

    Sounds great Jill. I never thought of putting curry into my chicken salad, but you make it sound good!

  • carolinaheartstrings January 9, 2012, 9:29 am

    That looks so delicious. Cannot wait to try it. Come visit us today. We have the best crockpot chicken recipe on the menu!

  • Ruth @ Ruth's Real Food January 9, 2012, 10:11 am

    I always put curry on my chicken salad. It’s a great combo. Probably yummy on chicken salad too. Actually, now that I think of it, good curry is great with just about anything. I’m a big curry fan.

  • Ruth @ Ruth's Real Food January 9, 2012, 10:12 am

    Oops, I meant I put it on my egg salad.

    • Jill January 9, 2012, 1:05 pm

      Hi Ruth,
      Curry on egg salad sounds wonderful. I’ll try that next time I make it!

  • France @ Beyond The Peel January 9, 2012, 12:55 pm

    I love a good curried chicken salad and I just happen to have quite a bit of left over roasted chicken from the other night. I think we’re going to have a lovely lunch today.

  • angie January 9, 2012, 10:21 pm

    sounds delicious

  • Heather January 10, 2012, 9:57 am

    I make a roasted chicken with a curry yogurt dipping sauce. This is a great idea as well! I typically make my chicken salad with dill, celery, and onions. I will have to try this next time!

  • Paula @ Whole Intentions January 11, 2012, 8:46 am

    I’ve been loving curry lately. This sounds absolutely divine! I can’t wait to try it.

  • Sheryl January 11, 2012, 10:25 am

    What a GREAT recipe! Would you come over to Cast Party Wednesday and share it with us?
    I hope to see you there!

  • Alea Milham January 11, 2012, 11:10 am

    This is a delicious twist on an old favorite! Thank you for sharing your delicious recipes with the Hearth and Soul Hop.

    P.S. Your pin button wasn’t working. I added it to our pin board, but I wanted to let you know in case it is something you can fix at your level.

  • linnae January 11, 2012, 6:23 pm

    I am dairy and egg free due to allergy the time being. I am a yr into gaps diet and still have problems with dairy and eggs. I am desperate to find a substitute for mayo so I can enjoy salads like this (and tuna). Does anyone have any ideas?

  • Connie January 11, 2012, 8:01 pm

    Okay…we love chicken…we love curry. Need I say more. Will be definitely try this.

    Thank you for sharing the recipe…great blog!

  • France @ Beyond The Peel January 13, 2012, 2:27 pm

    Hi Jill, Thanks for coming by and sharing this recipe at Whole Food Wednesdays. I hope to see you next week.

  • Susan with Permanent Posies January 14, 2012, 10:20 pm

    I wish I could come eat at your house. You always make the tastiest looking…healthy food.

  • The Southern Product Queen January 17, 2012, 9:40 pm

    This look delicious!!! So yumo! I’m having a linky party, and would love it if you joined! Here is the link! Thanks for sharing!

  • Shannon January 19, 2012, 1:07 am

    This sounds so good. I’m roasting a chicken this week, bookmarking this for the leftovers. Thinking my kids would love it in pitas!

    Thanks for linking up to Friday Food on!