Spice up Curried Chicken Salad and pair it with a semi-sweet rosé!
The sweetness from the raisins and honey in this Curried Chicken Salad will pair well with a semi-sweet wine. The sweet cherry, citrus, and candied fruit notes in Tassel Ridge Sweet Roxie Red® make it the perfect complement to this Curried Chicken Salad.
Tassel Ridge Curried Chicken Salad
- 1 cup chicken broth
- 1 cup water
- 1¼ lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, not more than ¾ thick
- 2 medium celery stalks, thinly sliced
- 2 medium green onions, thinly sliced
- 2 Tbsp chopped cilantro
- ¾–1 cup mayonnaise
- 1½–2 Tbsp lemon juice
- 6 Tbsp golden raisins
- 2 tsp curry powder
- 1 Tbsp honey
- freshly ground black pepper
Bring broth and water to boil in medium saucepan. Add chicken. Simmer, covered, for 8 minutes. Turn heat off. Let chicken stand in liquid in covered saucepan for 20 minutes, or until cooked through (chicken should reach 165°F). Remove chicken from broth. Refrigerate until cooled completely. Cut into bite-sized pieces. Combine chicken, celery, onions, cilantro, mayonnaise, lemon juice, raisins, curry powder, and honey in large bowl. Add almonds. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serves 4–6.
Serving Suggestion—Serve with naan or toasted pita triangles.
Wine Recommendation—Tassel Ridge Sweet Roxie Red®
Sweet Roxie Red is a refreshing, sweet, fruity red with cherry and citrus on the nose and sweet cherry and candied fruits on the palate. Made from a blend of Marquette grapes grown in our Mahaska County, Iowa, vineyards and Muscat grapes, Sweet Roxie Red is a great sipping wine or pair it with spicy Asian, Indian, and Mexican foods. Serve chilled.