Curried Couscous and Chicken Salad.

READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
Recipe by akgrown

This is a light and mild couscous salad. It's a nice way to use up leftover chicken or turkey. It can be made up to a day ahead. It's great for luncheons, baby or bridal showers, or a light dinner.

Top Review by LightEra

I used some chicken poached in broth and stuck pretty much exactly to the recipe. I was worried that the amount of mayonnaise would make it heavy or greasy, but it turned out quite light and just moist enough. I found it to be a good mix of flavors and textures that satisfied a group of kids as well as the adults. It was good warm and fresh as well as out of the fridge the next day.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring chicken broth to a boil in microwave or saucepan.
  2. Combine couscous, raisins, and curry powder in a medium bowl. Stir in broth, cover and let stand 5 minutes.
  3. Fluff couscous with a fork and let cool to room temperature.
  4. In a large bowl mix mayonnaise, ginger, and lemon juice. Add chicken, celery, green onions, almonds, and cooled couscous mixture. Toss gently. Fold in grapes and parsley. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.

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