Whole Foods Copy-Cat Curried Chicken Salad

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I have to tell you that I am pumped about this recipe! Have you ever had the curried chicken salad at Whole Foods? It’s deeeelicious! One day I wrote down all the ingredients to attempt to remake it. Months later I have finally recreated it and I don’t know why I waited so long!

This recipe certainly isn’t as good as the real thing, but it’s close! It does not have any mayo, but I don’t miss the mayo at all. It has a pretty bold flavor, so if you like your chicken salad a little milder just reduce the spices and leave out the cayenne pepper. My favorite way to serve it is over spinach. It’s also great with crackers, in a sandwich, the options are endless 🙂

Curried Chicken Salad

  • 2 chicken breasts, shredded or diced
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 1/3 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup almonds, chopped or slivered and toasted
  • 1/4 cup currants (optional)
  • 2 (5.3 oz) plain non-fat greek yogurt containers
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon celery seed
  • dash cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • baby spinach for serving, if desired


  1. To make dressing combine yogurt, honey and spices in a medium bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Stir in the chicken, green onions, celery, raisins, almonds and currants. Serve over a bed of spinach or in a sandwich or wrap.

Makes 5-6 servings.



Filed under Main dishes, Salads

2 responses to “Whole Foods Copy-Cat Curried Chicken Salad

  1. Mom

    Yum yum yum! I want you to make me this :-), I love that salad!!!!


  2. I’m glad you like it! Will do! 🙂


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