Big Green Egg: Smoked Curried Chicken Salad
Big Green Egg
From the official kitchen of the Big Green Egg, this smoked curried chicken salad recipes is full of rich flavors without being too overpowering!
1 lb. organic boneless, skinless chicken breast
3-4 slices of naan bread
2 Tbsp. plain Greek yogurt or mayonnaise
1/2 small red onion, chopped
2 green onions, chopped
1/2 small red and green bell peppers (or 2 whole mini red and green peppers), chopped
1/3 cup fresh celery, chopped
Spring mix or other tender salad greens
Coarse salt and fresh ground black pepper (to taste)
Coarse salt (to taste)
1 tsp. ground coriander seeds
1 1/2 tsp. cumin
1 Tbsp. coarse black pepper
1/2 tsp. ground ginger
1 Tbsp. dried basil
1 Tbsp. garlic powder
1 Tbsp. dried lime zest
1 tsp. ground turmeric
Homemade Green Curry Rub Ingredients
Set the EGG for direct cooking without the convEGGtor at 250°F with a cast iron cooking grid.
Season the chicken breasts with green curry rub, brush lightly with olive oil. Place directly on the cast iron grid and smoke for 45 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°F. Remove from the EGG and let rest. Brush naan bread with olive oil and grill.
Cut the smoked chicken breasts into bite-size pieces and mix with the mayonnaise or Greek yogurt, red onion, green onions, red and green bell peppers, celery, salt and pepper. Combine the mixture well and serve over mixed greens. Salt and pepper to taste.
Homemade Green Curry Rub
For the green curry rub, mix all ingredients together in a small bowl. You can make this as spicy as you wish by adding more chili powder and or crushed red pepper flakes.