Chicken salads are an excellent way for you to get your lean protein while also ensuring that you're consuming adequate amounts of vegetables and greens. However, many chicken salads tend to taste bland, which is why you may want to consider this tandoori chicken salad alternative next time around.
To create your spiced tandoori chicken, start with boneless, skinless chicken breast and douse them in cumin seeds, garlic, coriander powder, turmeric powder, cayenne pepper, salt, black pepper, chicken broth, yogurt, mayonnaise and lemon juice. Cover and bring to a boil, before cooking the chicken through and refrigerating.
You can then go about assembling your tandoori chicken salad using the cooked chicken in conjunction with cucumber and cilantro. This is a spicy and vibrant dish that adds a zesty twist to traditional chicken salads.