Smoked Curried Chicken Salad with Grilled Naan Bread

Thanks to Greensbury Market for the chicken that inspired this recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. boneless chicken breasts
  • 2-3 slices of naan bread
  • 2 tbsp of mayonnaise or plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ small red onion, chopped
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • ½ small red and green bell pepper or 2 whole mini red and green sweet peppers, chopped
  • ⅓ cup chopped fresh celery
  • Spring mix or other tender salad greens
  • Ground black pepper
  • Coarse salt

Instructions

Set the EGG for direct cooking without the convEGGtor at 250°F/121°C 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 Ingredients

  • Coarse salt to taste
  • 1 tsp ground coriander seeds
  • 1½ tsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp course black pepper
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tbsp dried basil
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp dried lime zest
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp – or to taste, hot red chilis, crushed red pepper flakes cayenne or Thai bird chili powder
  • Olive oil to brush onto chicken

Homemade Green Curry Rub Instructions

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.

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