Combine sour cream, chutney, curry and lime juice. Mix well. In mixing bowl, mix 1/3 cup dressing with chicken and raisins. Cover and chill chicken mixture and remaining dressing.

To serve, line salad bowls or serving platter with leaf lettuce and pile torn iceberg lettuce in center. Stir coconut and almonds into chicken mixture. Spoon mixture into center of bowl or platter. Arrange melon slices around chicken mixture. Serve remaining dressing on the side.

Ingredients

Dressing

  • 1/2 Cup dairy sour cream
  • 2 Tablespoons chutney, finely chopped
  • 1/2 Teaspoon curry powder
  • 11/2 Tablespoons lime juice

Procedure

Salad

  • 21/2 Cups cooked chicken or turkey, shredded
  • 1/2 Cup California raisins
  • 1 bunch green leaf lettuce
  • 3 Cups torn or chopped iceberg lettuce
  • 21/2 Tablespoons shredded coconut, toasted
  • 2 Tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1/8 cantaloupe, peeled and cut into 4 slices
  • 1/8 honeydew melon, peeled and cut into 4 slices

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 360 (Calories from Fat 38%); Total Fat 15 ( Saturated Fat 6; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 85; Sodium 110; Potassium 723; Total Carbohydrate 27; Dietary Fiber 3; Sugars 23; Protein 29; Calcium 81; Iron 2;

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- James W. Anderson, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Clinical Nutrition, Emeritus, University of Kentucky.