Curried Chicken Salad Wraps

by Jamie on April 25, 2011

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Brian and I decided to stay home for Easter and also decided on a less than traditional lunch and dinner menu. We headed to the market with no real plan (which is completely unlike my list driven self) and decided to the let the ingredients guide us. We picked up shrimp, rotisserie chicken, fresh jalapenos, and lots of cilantro. Due to not having a list, I forgot jam, raspberries and yogurt.

After assessing the ingredients the refrigerator, we decided lunch would include Curried Chicken Wraps stuffed with a bunch of fresh veggies and grapes. For dinner, we whipped up grilled shrimp, cilantro rice and asparagus. Definitely not your traditional Honey Baked Ham and deviled eggs, but delicious in their own right.

With the help of a store bought rotisserie chicken, these Curried Chicken Wraps couldn’t have been easier. I added in celery for crunch, red pepper for color and grapes for sweetness. Rolled up with lettuce, cilantro and Colby-Jack Cheese, we couldn’t have asked for a tastier Easter lunch. Although I did kinda miss the deviled eggs!

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Curried Chicken Salad Wraps

April 25th, 2011

Yield: 2 servings

Ingredients:

1/4 cup light mayonnaise
1/2 tsp. curry powder
2 cups chopped cooked chicken
1/2 cup grapes, sliced in half
1/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
1 stalk celery, finely chopped
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
salt and pepper to taste
lettuce
2 slices Sargento® Reduced Fat Colby-Jack Cheese
2 (7 to 8-inch) flavored wraps or flour tortillas

Directions:

1. Combine mayonnaise and curry powder in medium bowl; mix well. Add chicken, grapes, red bell pepper, celery, and cilantro. Fold ingredients to combine. Salt and pepper to taste.

2. Arrange lettuces and cheese over wraps; spoon chicken over cheese and roll up.

Notes:

- adapted from Sargento

 
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Sargento; however, the opinions expressed are my own.

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{ 27 comments… read them below or add one }

avatar Katrina April 25, 2011 at 5:01 am

I love using curry in sandwiches. This wrap combo sounds fantastic! Thanks for the recipe.

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avatar Lindsay @ The Lean Green Bean April 25, 2011 at 7:47 am

i LOVE curried anything….chicken salad is one of my favorites. i use greek yogurt in place of mayo for extra protein!

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Amber | Bluebonnets & Brownies April 25, 2011 at 8:26 am

My husband is going to be ALL over this recipe. He adores curry in any way, shape or form.

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avatar Amanda April 25, 2011 at 8:55 am

What a neat recipe… and beautiful pic!

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avatar Shaina April 25, 2011 at 9:12 am

Sounds delicious, and it’s perfect for those of us who have leftover dyed eggs in the refrigerator.

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avatar Brian @ A Thought For Food April 25, 2011 at 10:04 am

One of the few things that I miss the most about not eating meat is chicken salad. It really was one of my favorites (on a separate note… Whole Foods makes a fantastic vegan chicken salad… i’m addicted to it).

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avatar Vimitha April 25, 2011 at 11:00 am

Hmmmm am hungry here and this makes me wanna grab one and have a big bite… Yummy wraps…

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avatar Maris (In Good Taste) April 25, 2011 at 11:20 am

This looks like a delcious recipe. Great photo!

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avatar Reka@ HefiA April 25, 2011 at 12:16 pm

I love the printable option for your recipes! I wish I knew how to do that. Very cool!! :)

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avatar Tessa W. April 25, 2011 at 12:54 pm

I love curried chicken. I can’t wait to try this, but I like the idea of replacing the mayo with Greek yogurt like another reader.

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avatar Dalila G. April 25, 2011 at 1:35 pm

Wow, such a tasty looking wrap and an easy recipe to boot!
Thanks for sharing!
Have to try this wrap after I grocery shop for a couple of the items.
I will take a list with me, I’m famous for forgetting things! LOL!
Have an awesome day!

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avatar Jen of My Tiny Oven April 25, 2011 at 2:39 pm

These look so good! I make a curried tuna sandwich, never thought of using chicken! Can’t wait to give it a try!
thanks!

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avatar Weekend Cowgirl April 25, 2011 at 3:08 pm

Thanks. I am making for dinner one night this week…

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avatar Tracy April 25, 2011 at 3:21 pm

These sound amazing Katie! We both love curry so I’ll definitely be trying them!

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avatar Jennifer April 25, 2011 at 4:42 pm

I love curried chicken salad. It’s always so good and has a delicious tang I can’t get enough of. Using rotisserie chicken makes it even simpler. Thanks for the tip and I hope you had a nice Easter.

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avatar lisa p April 25, 2011 at 5:21 pm

I love curried chicken salad. Sometimes I add some apricot preserves, if I don’t have any grapes. Yummy made with orzo, sans bread and sprinkled with slivered almonds.

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avatar Happy When Not Hungry April 25, 2011 at 5:56 pm

These wraps look so delicious and healthy too. Yum!

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avatar leslie April 25, 2011 at 7:35 pm

I think this is a perfectly acceptable Easter dinner!!! YUM

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avatar Evan @swEEts April 25, 2011 at 11:03 pm

So I had ham and deviled eggs, but now I’m wishing I had this instead! I’ve been finding some wonderful dishes to make while I’m on my own next week!

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avatar Elizabeth April 26, 2011 at 1:14 am

This looks like the perfect light lunch. Curry, grapes, chicken — I’m sold!

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avatar Ryan April 26, 2011 at 10:21 pm

Delicious looking!! :)
I love your blog, your photos are beautiful! :)

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avatar Sweets by Vicky April 27, 2011 at 9:29 am

I love these, especially the addition of the curry powder. I’m definitely going to try a gluten free version. :) Thanks for sharing!!!

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avatar naomi April 28, 2011 at 12:28 pm

Loving the ease of this recipe-It’s perfect for a fast and easy dinner or lunch time break!

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avatar Lauren May 25, 2012 at 5:54 pm

Thank you- this was just perfect. I used dried cranberries instead of grapes and added chopped carrots, green bell peppers, and a dash of celery salt. The flavors were spot on :)

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avatar Jamie May 26, 2012 at 11:49 am

Lauren-
Glad to hear you enjoyed the chicken salad – thanks for taking the time to comment.
-Jamie

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avatar brenda June 4, 2012 at 6:41 am

Wow wow wow, you have posted some fabulous recipes..ill be giving them ago this week. Thank you so much for sharing

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avatar Surkhab April 2, 2014 at 11:28 am

Looking delicious…..I will try soon :)

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