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Simple Poolside Curried Chicken Salad

Jude's Simple Poolside Curried Chicken Salad

A tender and creamy curried chicken salad is a quick and simple summer dish.
Course Lunch
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 -6
Author Jen Seislove


  • 1 Rotisseri chicken picked into bite size chunks
  • 4 ounce can diced water chestnuts drained
  • 15 ounce can mandarin oranges drained
  • 1 cup celery chopped
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 2 tsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Bibb lettuce for serving optional


  1. Combine chicken, water chestnuts, oranges and celery in a bowl.
  2. Mix all remaining ingredients in another bowl and stir to combine.
  3. Pour curry mix over the chicken and gently toss to combine.
  4. Chill for several hours.

Recipe Notes

Try substituting seedless grapes cut in half for the mandarin oranges.
Give it an extra sprinkle of curry powder, salt and pepper if you'd like just before serving.
Serve as a sandwich or in bibb lettuce cups. Or grab a fork and steal bites right from the bowl...