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Chicken Pasta Salad for summer barbecues or light lunch. Grilled Chicken, Pasta and veggies tossed in a refreshing Lemon Herb Dressing is so delicious and filled with goodness.
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Chicken Pasta Salad

Chicken Pasta Salad for summer barbecues or light lunch. Grilled Chicken, Pasta and veggies tossed in a refreshing Lemon-Herb Dressing is so delicious and filled with goodness.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 People
Calories 515kcal

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups Pasta
  • 2 Chicken Breast
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Paprika
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Cucumber
  • 200 grams Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1 large Red Onion
  • 1 Red bell pepper
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper

For Lemon Herb Dressing

  • 1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 tablespoon Red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • 2 teaspoon Italian Herbs
  • 1 large Garlic Clove Minced
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pepper

Instructions

  • In a jar add all the ingredients mentioned under salad dressing. Close the lid and shake well until everything is mixed well. The dressing should look creamy. 
  • To make grilled chicken, Pound chicken to even thickness using a meat tenderiser. Season it with salt, paprika and garlic powder. Massage well. 
  • Cook seasoned chicken in a grill pan 4-5 minutes each side. Then cover with an aluminium foil and let it rest for 5-6 minutes. Then cut into small chunks. 
  • While chicken is resting, in a big salad bowl add cooked pasta, cucumber, bell peppers, onions, tomatoes. 
  • Add cooked chicken pieces to the bowl. Pour in the salad dressing as per taste and toss everything well. 

Nutrition

Serving: 100g | Calories: 515kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 151mg | Potassium: 846mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1515IU | Vitamin C: 80.8mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 2.1mg