90's style chicken salad

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
4 eaches Breasts, chicken, halves, broiler/fryer, boned, skinned
4 eaches Thighs, chicken, skinned, broiler/fryer type
3 cups Broth, chicken
5 teaspoons Curry powder, divided
11 ounces Oranges, mandarin, canned drained
½ cup Cashews, halved, unsalted
½ cup Dates, pitted, chopped
2 teaspoons Pepper, red, diced
1 cup Yogurt, mandarin orange
½ cup Mayonnaise, reduced calorie
¼ cup Coconut, flaked
¼ cup Chutney, finely chopped
Curly lettuce cups
Coconut flaked
Cashews, chopped

Put the chicken in a deep saucepan. Add broth and 4 teaspoons of the curry powder. Cover and simmer for about 30 minutes or until the chicken is fork tender.

Remove from the heat and allow the chicken to cool in the broth.

When cool, separate the meat from the bones. Discard the bones and broth.

Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces and put it into a large bowl with the oranges, cashew halves, dates, and red pepper; set aside.

In a small bowl, make the dressing by mixing together the yogurt, mayonnaise, coconut, chutney, and the remaining teaspoon of curry powder; blend well.

Fold the yogurt dressing into the chicken-orange mixture.

Arrange lettuce cups on a large platter. Fill with salad, garnish with coconut and cashews.

* Plain orange or lemon yogurt may be substituted.

Cook: Lynn Akers, Virginia

Source: "Chicken Cookery" - 1994 Delmarva Chicken Cooking Contest

: Delmarva Poultry Industries, Inc.

: Georgetown, Delaware, 19947-9622 From: Rob Stewart Date: 09-08-94

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