Trying to be “healthy” after all those sweets the past couple days.
This dressing is to die for. Your new favorite, for sure.
Chop chop, Chicken Kitchen. I hear that at work all the time. I work with several UM (University of Miami) grads and they all ramble on about how great Chicken Kitchen is and their chop chop salads. Chicken Kitchen is only in Miami and Houston so we have no idea what they’re talking about and if it’s really that great. I will actually be down in Miami in April so I’ll have to stop in one of these Chicken Kitchens to test their theory for myself, but until then, I decided to just make a copycat dressing and put it on salad. Apparently it’s the dressing that makes the salad anyway.
The original chop chop salad has saffron rice and I was going to do that with my salad so I bought saffron rice and by the time I finished assembling the salad, I realized I never cooked the saffron rice to even use it. Sooo, it’s just a plain ole salad (I actually saw on their menu you can get it sans saffron rice and it’s just called low-carb, so that’s what mine is hehe) with a delicious dressing — not too bad :)
Jenn from Peas and Crayons posted an entry with “chicken kitchen chop chop” in the title and I immediately clicked on it. Apparently her bf who is from Miami raves about chop chop too so I immediately wrote her and said “all my coworkers are the same way.” Haha, I’m glad she posted her recreation because that meant I could try this dressing before going down to Miami and having the real deal. According to her, the home edition is 10 times better. You’ve got some competition, Chicken Kitchen!
From Peas and Crayons
Chicken Kitchen Creamy Curry Salad Dressing
Yield: Dressing is enough for 2 large salads
6 tbsp. mayo
1 tsp. curry powder, more to taste
1 tsp. white vinegar
Pinch of mustard powder + garlic powder
Salt and pepper, to taste
- In a small bowl, combine all the ingredients for the dressing.
- For your salad, you can virtually combine whatever you want for it. I had romaine lettuce, grilled chicken, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, and shredded cheese. You can make your salad your way and add this dressing on top :)
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