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Curried Chicken & Roasted Chickpea Salad Recipe

This salad recipe can be served as a stand-alone meal or as sides. It’s hearty and loaded with protein and good fats. You can serve this in lettuce boats or in chard/turnip green wraps. If you avoid legumes, omit the chickpeas and use almonds or pecans to keep that extra crunch.

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Paleo Curried Chicken & Roasted Chickpea Salad Recipe

This salad recipe can be served as a meal since its loaded with protein and good fat or serve it at family dinner as a side. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 1-Cup Servings
Calories: 438kcal
Author: AndreAnna McLean


  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and dried
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 4 teaspoons yellow curry powder divided
  • Kosher or fine sea salt
  • 1 rotisserie chicken meat shredded
  • 3-4 celery stalks finely diced
  • 1 apple peeled and diced
  • 1 small red onion peeled and finely diced
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup plain yogurt or dairy-free yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 425°F. Toss chickpeas with oil, lime juice, 2 teaspoons curry powder, and a pinch of salt. Spread onto a parchment-lined baking sheet and cook until crispy and brown, around 35-40 minutes. Let cool.
  • In a large bowl, combine chicken, celery, apple, and onion. Stir in the mayonnaise, yogurt, honey, and remaining 2 teaspoons curry powder. Mix well. Add the roasted chickpeas and stir gently. Add extra mayonnaise, if desired. Season to taste with salt and pepper.


Nutrition Facts
Paleo Curried Chicken & Roasted Chickpea Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 438 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 95mg32%
Sodium 216mg9%
Potassium 530mg15%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 230IU5%
Vitamin C 3.5mg4%
Calcium 74mg7%
Iron 3.4mg19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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