Curried chicken platter Recipe

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serves:

4-6

Skill:

easy

Cost:

cheap

Total Time:

00:30

Prep:

00:15

Cooking:

00:15

This is one of those recipes that quickly becomes a family favourite that you make time and time again for a get together, birthdays, parties, weddings, barbeques – in fact it fits the bill for all occasions. So easy to make – you can add absolutely anything you like t to the basic ingredients so it can be a bit different every time. It makes a lovely centrepiece dish for the table and can so easily be adapted to make any quantity you like. Great for packed lunches and picnics – this recipe can be as varied as your imagination.

Ingredients

  • 450g cooked cold chicken, cut into small pieces
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and cut into small dice
  • 1 green pepper, deseeded and cut into small dice
  • 2 spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 50g raisins,
  • 1 red skinned apple, cored and cut into small pieces
  • 50g walnut pieces
  • 2 sticks celery, sliced
  • 4 heaped tbsp mayonnaise
  • 4tbsps natural yogurt
  • 2tsp curry powder
  • 2tsp lemon juice
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2tbsp chopped fresh parsley, coriander or chives
  • Lettuce leaves to serve

Method

  • Put the chicken, peppers, onions, raisins, apple, walnuts and celery into a large bowl and mix together.

  • In a separate bowl put the mayonnaise, yoghurt, curry powder, lemon juice and seasoning and stir together until well combined.

  • Stir in the herbs and then spoon the dressing into the chicken mixture. Stir everything together until well combined.

  • Arrange the lettuce leaves on a large serving platter and spoon the curried chicken mayonnaise on top.

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Top Tip

If you keep a bag of frozen cooked chicken strips in the freezer you can easily take out the quantity you need for this recipe – simply thaw before adding them. Also try adding ready cooked roast Chicken Tikka pieces – they are delicious in this recipe, making it extra spicy, and are available from most supermarkets.

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