Curried chicken salad sandwiches

Curried chicken salad sandwiches

Chicken salad is a classic for a reason and these creamy curried chicken salad sandwiches are perfect as an easy lunch the whole family will love.
Course Lunch
Cuisine American
Keyword Chicken salad, Chicken salad sandwiches, Curried chicken salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 328kcal
Author Alida Ryder


For the poached chicken

  • 4 large chicken breasts boneless + skinless
  • 8 cups stock / water
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 pieces lemon rind
  • 5 peppercorns

For the chicken salad

  • 1 cup celery finely diced
  • 2 apples finely diced
  • ½ red onion finely diced
  • ½ cup flaked almonds

For the chicken salad dressing

  • ¾ cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2-3 tsp honey
  • 1-2 tsp lemon juice
  • 2-3 tsp garam masala or curry powder of your choice
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Bring the stock and aromatics to a simmer then add the chicken breasts. Gently poach the chicken for 7-10 minutes until cooked through. Remove from the poaching liquid then shred with two forks and allow to cool. 
  • Add the celery, apple, onion and almonds to the shredded chicken. 
  • Combine all the dressing ingredients and mix well. 
  • Pour the dressing over the chicken and mix well. Adjust seasoning if necessary then cover and chill until ready to serve. 


Calories: 328kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 77mg | Sodium: 504mg | Potassium: 711mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 195IU | Vitamin C: 8.7mg | Calcium: 81mg | Iron: 1.1mg