Curried Chicken Rice Salad

READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
Recipe by BarbryT

About 30 years ago, I got this recipe from a pamphlet at a Visitor's Center just over the Mississippi River from Mississippi into Arkansas. It has been a summer mainstay ever since. The time required assumes you already have cooled cooked rice. Also, I go heavy on the pineapple and use a whole can rather than 1 cup.

Top Review by Kiwi Kathy

A wonderful easy to make salad. I made it before heading off to work in the morning so that the flavours could develop during the day. Was so nice to come home to a main that just had to be served and I also made a Greek Salad to go with it. A delightful summer salad that really hits the spot.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine cool rice (make sure it is really cool, otherwise you will end up with Curried Chicken Rice Mush!), chicken, pineapple, celery and green pepper in biggish bowl.
  2. Combine peach preserves, mayonnaise and curry powder. Stir into the chicken mixture. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Chill for at least 2-3 hours. Serve topped with grated cheese, or not -- .

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