Curried Chicken Salad Sandwich

Serves 4

Curried Chicken Salad Sandwich

Adapted from 24carrot life

Most store-bought chicken salads have lots of mayonnaise, making them high in calories. This low-calorie alternative is made with plain Greek yogurt. You won’t even be able to tell the difference!


  • 1 lb. cooked chicken
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 stalk celery
  • ½ cup natural, unsalted cashews
  • ½ tsp. minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 ½ tbsp. curry powder
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
  • Whole wheat bread or rolls


1. Prepare the ingredients

  • Shred chicken.
  • Chop celery and cashews.
  • Mince garlic.
  • Grate carrots.

2. Combine dry ingredients

  • Combine shredded chicken, dried cranberries, shredded carrots, celery, and cashews.

3. Combine spices and wet ingredients

  • Combine Greek yogurt, minced garlic, lemon juice, curry powder, cumin, salt, and cayenne pepper (optional).

4. Mix all ingredients

  • Mix wet ingredients into the bowl of dry ingredients.

5. Place salad onto a sandwich

  • Put a hearty scoop of salad onto the whole wheat bread or rolls.
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Tasks for Helping Hands:

  • Measuring ingredients
  • Shredding chicken
  • Chopping celery and cashews
  • Mixing ingredients


Carrie Durward, PhD, RD, Sydney Mason, and Chelsey Mickelson

Carrie Durward

Carrie Durward

Nutrition Specialist


Phone: (435) 797-5843
Office Location: NFS 113 / USU Campus

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