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southwestern chicken and macaroni salad

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a recipe by
Wallace Hale
sikeston, MO

this is a delicious dish from better homes and gardens

★★★★★ 1
serves 10
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For southwestern chicken and macaroni salad

  • 2
    poblanos, halved lengthwise
  • 1
    25-oz. package frozen fully cooked crispy chicken strips
  • 8 oz
    large elbow macaroni
  • 1/2
    8-once package cream cheese softened
  • 1
    7-ounce. can salsa taquera
  • 1 lg
    avacado peeled, pitted thinly sliced and chopped

How To Make southwestern chicken and macaroni salad

  • 1
    preheat oven to 450 degrees f. line a baking sheet with heavyduty foil. place peppers on baking sheet, cut sides down. roast 20 to 25 min or until skin is blistered and charred. bring the foil up around peppers and edges together to enclose. let stand 15 min or until cool enough to handle. using a sharp knife, loosen the edges of the skins, gently pulloff skins and discard, chop peppers.
  • 2
    meanwhile, cook chicken and macaroni to package directions,. drain macaroni and rinse well under cold water; set aside. cut chicken into1/2 inch pieces
  • 3
    in a large bowl combine cream cheese and half the salsa. beat with a electric mixer on low speed until smooth, gradually beat in remaining salsa' add chopped peppers and macaroni; toss to combine. gently fold in avacado and chicken. chill for 2 hours and serve ummmmm

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