Curry Chicken Salad Sandwiches Recipe

If you’re looking for an easy lunch for on the go these curry chicken salad sandwiches are it. They’re simple to put together, travels well in an lunchbox, and they’re delicious!

curry chicken salad sandwiches

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Curry Chicken Salad Sandwiches

I do not like chicken salad sandwiches, I never have. However, this month my friends at Chicken Farmers of Canada challenged me to make a lunch recipe using chicken and I was stumped.

Yes, I could have made a salad or chicken spring rolls but I wanted something simple and that didn’t require utensils.

curry chicken sandwich sliced in half on a kaiser bun with lettuce

The idea of a curry chicken salad sandwich came up when I was debating chicken salad but knew I needed to change it up to make it edible for my tastes.

I was inspired by a curry apple dip I made years ago for a part that had curry and raisins in it. I remember being surprised with the combination and wanted to use those flavors for this simple lunch idea.

What Chicken to Use for Sandwiches

I always cook with chicken breasts, they’re my favorite cut of poultry and they’re easy to deal with.

You could also use chopped up boneless chicken thighs for a more tender meat and a more economical option.

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mayo and curry mixed together for chicken salad sandwiches

Lower Carb Option:

I served the leftovers over a bagged kale caesar salad and it was amazing. I highly recommend this version as well.

You could also serve this over a spring mix or whatever lettuce you have on hand for a quick salad for your lunch or no fuss dinner.

What to Add in Chicken Salad

ingredients for curry chicken salad

I added red peppers, matchstick carrots, and raisins to this curried chicken salad but here are some other options to consider:

  • Celery
  • Walnuts
  • Cashews
  • Grapes
  • Radish
  • Avocado
  • Apple
close up of curry chicken salad sandwich filling

How to Make Curry Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Whether you’re working from home or brown-bagging your lunch, homeschooling the kids, or packing lunches every night, this curry chicken salad with raisins recipe takes no time to whip up.

close up side view of a kaiser roll stuffed with curry mayo, chicken, raisins, and bell peppers

Meal Prep Tip

You can easily double the recipe for a simple meal prep, just cover the bowl and refrigerate for up to 2-3 days.

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Curry Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Need a quick and easy lunch idea for school or work? These curry chicken salad sandwiches are delicious, simple, and fast to make. Make it with raisins, bell peppers, and carrots for a boost of flavor and crunch.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword curry, lunch, sandwiches


Prep Time 9 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 3 sandwhiches
Calories 491kcal


  • 3 kaiser roll or bread of choice
  • 2 lettuce leaves
  • 1/2 cup mayonaise
  • 1 tblsp curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 chicken breasts cooked and diced
  • 1/2 red pepper diced
  • 1/4 cup matchstick carrots
  • 1/4 cup raisins


  • In a mixing bowl combine the mayo, curry, and apple cider vinegar. Then add everything but the lettuce and buns.
  • Arrange the curry chicken salad on the buns and top with a lettuce leaf.


Serving: 1sandwhich | Calories: 491kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 112mg | Sodium: 624mg | Potassium: 840mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 3706IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 3mg
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2 comments on “Curry Chicken Salad Sandwiches Recipe”

  1. I’m not seeing the actual recipe for the curry chicken salad. All I see is a pie recipe? Would love to make the chicken salad though!

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