Curry Chicken Salad and Avocado Hummus Recipe

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Curry Chicken Salad and Avocado Hummus Recipe

Hey party people, it’s picnic season! And unlike in 2020, get togethers with friends and family are a thing again. This summer wow guests at any celebration with not one, but two sides that will keep them coming back for more.

Chicken Salad is often a summer party staple. Now, take it to the next level with the addition of a curry kick, cashews and lots of green onion. Five little minutes is all you need to make this salad yours. Simply buy a Rotisserie chicken, shred the already cooked meat and combine with the rest of the ingredients. Seriously, that’s it. Unless you plan on making this into a sandwich (which you totally should) with some toasted Dave’s Killer Bread and lettuce.

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Curry Chicken Salad Sandwiches
Curry Chicken Salad Sandwiches
Dave's Killer Bread found at Rollin' Oats
Dave’s Killer Bread found at Rollin’ Oats

I love hummus a whole lot. You know what I also love? Avocados. When you combine the two, they become a super couple – Avocado Hummus. Also in this irresistible dip are a ton of fresh herbs: Basil, Dill and Cilantro. Use any combination of as many or as little as you like based on your own preferences. My personal favorite vessel for dipping into this hummus comes in the form of Simple Mills organic Seed Flour Everything Crackers, which you can find at Rollin’ Oats. They have a delicious selection of flavors, as well as a large array of other health-forward crackers. And of course, you can find all of the ingredients for both of these recipes at Rollin’ Oats, too.

Avocado Hummus with Simple Mills crackers
Avocado Hummus with Simple Mills crackers
Curry Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Curry Chicken Salad and Avocado Hummus

Abby AllenAbby Allen
It's picnic season, folks! Blow the crowd away at your next party with these simple and summer-friendly recipes.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 5 people
Calories 538 kcal

Equipment

  • Food Processor

Ingredients
  

Curry Chicken Salad

  • 1 lb Chicken Breast Poached and shredded. Pick up a Rotisserie Chicken if you're looking for a shortcut!
  • ½ cup Mayonnaise Plus more, as needed.
  • ½ cup Dried Cranberries
  • ½ cup Cashews Roughly chopped.
  • 5 Green Onions Dark and light green parts only and sliced into thin rounds
  • 2 Celery Stalks Ends trimmed, cut lengthwise and then chopped into small pieces.
  • 4 tsp Curry Powder
  • 1 tbsp Lime Juice From approximately 1/2 of a lime.
  • ½ tsp Pepper
  • ½ tsp Salt Plus more, as needed
  • Dave's Killer Bread (optional) 100% recommend this chicken salad on a sandwich!
  • Lettuce (optional) If you're making the sandwich, of course

Avocado Hummus

  • ½ Avocado Make sure it's nice and ripe.
  • 1 15 1/2 oz can Chickpeas Drained and rinsed well.
  • 1 cup Fresh Herbs Such as Dill, Cilantro and/or Basil. Plus more for garnish.
  • ¼ cup Tahini
  • ¼ cup Lime Juice Plus more, as needed.
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 tsp Salt Plus more, as needed
  • ½ tsp Black Pepper
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp Everything Bagel Seasoning

Instructions
 

Curry Chicken Salad

  • Combine all salad ingredients in a medium bowl and mix until everything is well incorporated.
    Combining the ingredients
  • Taste and season with more salt, as needed.
    Curry Chicken Salad
  • To make a Curry Chicken Salad Sandwich, toast your slices of Dave's Killer Bread and assemble by adding a few spoonfuls of salad and some lettuce.
    Curry Chicken Salad Sandwich

Avocado Hummus

  • To a food processor or high-powered blender like a Vitamix, add avocado, chickpeas, tahini, lime juice, garlic cloves, salt, pepper and 1 cup of fresh herbs of choice.
    Ingredients added to the food processor
  • Process ingredients for one minute or so until the mixture starts to become smooth (it'll still be a bit chunky, though).
    Blended hummus mixture
  • Taste and season with more salt, as needed. With the motor running, slowly stream in olive oil.
    Streaming in the olive oil
  • Spoon hummus into a bowl and drizzle with more olive oil, top with fresh herbs and evenly distribute the everything seasoning. Serve with crackers, like Simple Mills.
    Avocado Hummus
Nutrition Facts
Curry Chicken Salad and Avocado Hummus
Amount Per Serving
Calories 538 Calories from Fat 360
% Daily Value*
Fat 40g62%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 15g
Monounsaturated Fat 16g
Cholesterol 67mg22%
Sodium 1122mg49%
Potassium 740mg21%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 1243IU25%
Vitamin C 27mg33%
Calcium 72mg7%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition

Calories: 538kcalCarbohydrates: 23gProtein: 25gFat: 40gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 15gMonounsaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 67mgSodium: 1122mgPotassium: 740mgFiber: 4gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 1243IUVitamin C: 27mgCalcium: 72mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Abby Allen Recipes, Avocado Hummus Recipe, Curry Chicken Salad Recipe, Rollin Oats Cafe St Petersburg FL, Rollin Oats Recipes, Rollin' Oats Natural Food Market
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