All posts tagged: chickpea

CURRIED CHICKEN & CHICKPEA SALAD

Summer calls for firing up the BBQ and adding cilantro to pretty much, everything. In this case, I found a recipe on Canadian Living where I spiced up some chicken, tossed together a light, creamy chickpea salad and VOILA! A super quick meal (tops a half hour to prep and cook) that tastes good and good for ya. Ingredients Curried Chicken: 2 tbsp plain Balkan-style yogurt 1 tbsp mild curry paste 2 cloves garlic, finely grated pinch salt chicken drumsticks Chickpea Salad: 1/4 cup Balkan-style yogurt and light mayonnaise 1-1/2 tsp grated fresh ginger 1 small clove garlic, finely grated pinch each salt and pepper 1 can chickpeas, drained, rinsed and patted dry 1 cup finely chopped cucumber 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 2 green onions, sliced 1 rib celery, diced Directions Curried Chicken: In bowl, stir together yogurt, curry paste, garlic and salt; add chicken and stir to coat. Place drumsticks on grill over medium-high heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until no longer pink inside, about 10-15 minutes. Chickpea Salad: In bowl, whisk together yogurt, mayonnaise, ginger, …