Chicken pasta salad

2
Mikki Miller

By
@littledahl12

This salad is great right away but even better if stored overnight in the refrigerator. My husband, who does not like pasta salads, loves this one.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

8 oz. pkg
med. macaroni shells, cooked
4 medium
chicken breasts cooked and cubed. (I bake mine)
1 c
diced celery
4 c
green grapes - whole
1/2 pkg
craisins (sweetened dried cranberries)
1 c
chopped pecans
1 c
mayonaise
1/2 c
sour cream
1/4 c
sweet pickle relish
1 tsp
seasoned salt
1/2 tsp
curry powder
2 Tbsp
sugar

How to Make Chicken pasta salad

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cook chicken however you prefer. I usually season and bake mine for 20 min. @350
  • 2Boil shells until tender
  • 3In large bowl assemble shells, chicken, diced celery, green grapes, pecans and craisins.
  • 4Dressing: In small bowl mix mayonaise, sour cream, sweet pickle relish, seasoned salt, curry powder and sugar.
  • 5Add dressing to chicken mixture and stir to coat. I usually use remaining craisins to decorate the top of the salad.

Printable Recipe Card

About Chicken pasta salad

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




Show 9 Comments & Reviews

What To Make With A Box Of Penne Recipe

What to Make With a Box of Penne

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Boxed pasta can be a saving grace at dinnertime, but you don't have to settle on topping with an ordinary tomato sauce. Here are 10 recipes that'll help you create...

Elevate The Pasta Salad At Your Next Cookout Recipe

Elevate the Pasta Salad at Your Next Cookout

Kitchen Crew

Cookout season is in full effect! My husband and I were looking at the calendar and realized we have a cookout nearly every weekend for the next few weeks. One...

15 Easy Pasta Salad Recipes

15 Easy Pasta Salad Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Besides being super simple to throw together, the great thing about pasta salad is you can customize it based on your favorite flavors. We've found 15 flavorful pasta salad recipes...