Whole30 Curry Chicken Salad

Creamy chicken salad, crunchy apples, aromatic curry seasoning, and a subtle sweetness – This whole30 curry chicken salad is an absolute dream. It is packed with the perfect balance of flavors & textures and couldn’t be easier to make. I love having mine on grain free tortillas, with almond flour crackers, or over a bed of greens.

Whole30 curry chicken salad

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • This whole30 curry chicken salad is the perfect easy meal.
  • It has the perfect balance of flavors and textures.
  • Made with wholesome ingredients.
  • Great option for meal prep.
  • Delicious with crackers, in a wrap, or over a bed of greens.
  • Done in under 10 minutes.
  • High in protein.
  • The whole family will love it.
Ingredients for curry chicken salad

Ingredients & Substitutions

  • Shredded chicken breast. You will need 2 cups of cooked, diced shredded chicken (about 1.5 lbs). I love making mine in the instant pot, you can also buy a rotisserie chicken.
  • Apple. Red apple, cored and diced. You can use any type of apple you prefer. My favorite is envy apples.
  • Celery. 3-4 ribs of celery, diced.
  • Red onion. 1/2 red onion, diced. You can also use a yellow onion.
  • Carrots. 2 large carrots, peeled and diced.
  • Slivered almonds. 1/4 cup slivered almonds. You can also use walnuts.
  • Avocado oil mayo. 3-4 cup of whole30 compliant mayo. I love Chosen Foods or Primal Kitchen Foods.
  • Curry powder. 2-3 tsp of curry powder.
  • Lime. Juice from half of a lime.
  • Green onions. Green onions, diced. To garnish.

How to Make

Step 1

Make the curry mayo. In a small bowl, mix together Mayo, curry powder, salt and lime juice. Optional to add 1 tsp honey. 

Step 2

Add ingredients to a large bowl. Add chicken, apple, celery, carrot, red onion, and almonds to a large bowl. Pour Mayo mixture over and toss until fully combined. Add salt and pepper, to taste.

Step 3

Enjoy & serve! Garnish the whole30 curry chicken salad with green onions. Enjoy however you’d prefer! I love having mine with almond flour crackers or in a wrap. You can also have it over a bed of greens or in a sandwich.

Expert Tips

  • To save time, make chicken ahead of time or buy a rotisserie chicken.
  • Make sure to choose a whole30 approved avocado oil mayo. I love Chosen Foods or Primal Kitchen Foods.
  • Have fun with this whole30 curry chicken salad! I love adding in a bunch of crunchy veggies like carrots, celery, red onion, and apples but if you don’t like any of those things you can omit them.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this whole30 curry chicken salad allergy friendly?

Yes! It is gluten free, dairy free, paleo, and whole30. It can also be made nut free by omitting the almonds.

How do I serve it?

It is extremely versatile. You can serve it with crackers, in a wrap, over greens, or on a sandwich.

How do I store it?

Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4-5 days.

Is it good for meal prep?

Absolutely! This is the perfect meal prepped lunch.

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Whole30 Curry Chicken Salad

Creamy chicken salad, crunchy apples, aromatic curry seasoning, and a subtle sweetness – This whole30 curry chicken salad is an absolute dream. It is packed with the perfect balance of flavors & textures and couldn't be easier to make.
Servings 6 people
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked chicken breast shredded or diced
  • 3/4 cup avocado oil mayo
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • dash salt
  • 1/2 lime juice
  • 1 apple diced
  • 3-4 ribs celery diced
  • 2 large carrots diced
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • diced fresh green onions to garnish

Instructions

  • Make the curry mayo. In a small bowl, mix together Mayo, curry powder, salt and lime juice. Optional to add 1 tsp honey.
  • Add ingredients to a large bowl. Add chicken, apple, celery, carrot, red onion, and almonds to a large bowl. Pour Mayo mixture over and toss until fully combined Add salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Enjoy & serve! Garnish the whole30 curry chicken salad with green onions. Enjoy however you'd prefer! I love having mine with almond flour crackers or in a wrap. You can also have it over a bed of greens or in a sandwich.

Notes

  • To save time, make chicken ahead of time or buy a rotisserie chicken.
  • Make sure to choose a whole30 approved avocado oil mayo. I love Chosen Foods or Primal Kitchen Foods.
  • Have fun with it! I love adding in a bunch of crunchy veggies like carrots, celery, red onion, and apples but if you don’t like any of those things you can omit them.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4-5 days.
Course: Main Course

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