Yemeni-Style Chicken Salad

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

Originally from Chicago Tribune. Something different yet not bizarre.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place chicken in sauce pan and cover with water. Bring to a boil then simmer 8 to 10 minutes till done. (You could toast and cool pine nuts at this time too.).
  2. While chicken is cooling, mix mayonnaise and yogurt in medium bowl.
  3. Add garlic, chilies, pint nuts, green onions, celery, carrots, cumin, cilantro and parsley. Toss and set aside.
  4. Coarsely chop cooled chicken and add to mix.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.


Most Helpful

Made this last night from leftover roast chicken and it's purely delicious. I just made two servings as that was the amount of chicken I had. Had to sub in hot pepper flaked for the chili which I can't get here. The seasoning made this a grand switch off from the usual chicken salad. I want to try it with some added chicken broth for thinning to be served over rice or couscous.

Annacia October 14, 2011

This chicken salad is so good. The different ingredients like the serrano chilies, pine nuts, cumin, cilantro and fresh parsley sure do give this salad a punch. I though it might be a bit spicy with the three chilie, but they gave the salad the perfect kick. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

CarolAT April 06, 2009

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