Caribbean jerk chicken and pasta salad recipe

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  • Yield: 6 Servings (1 cup each)
  • Preparation Time: 25 Minutes
  • Total Time: 1 Hour 25 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 box Betty Crocker Suddenly Pasta Salad chipotle ranch pasta salad mix
  • 1⁄3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated gingerroot
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 packages (6 oz each) refrigerated grilled chicken strips, chopped
  • 1½ cups chopped fresh pineapple
  • 3 medium green onions, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro
How to Make It
  1. Fill 3-quart saucepan 2⁄3 full of water; heat to boiling. Empty pasta mix (from salad mix) into boiling water. Gently boil uncovered 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Meanwhile, in large bowl, stir together seasoning mix, mayonnaise, brown sugar, lime juice, gingerroot and red pepper flakes. Stir in chicken, pineapple, onions and cilantro.
  3. Drain pasta; rinse with cold water. Shake to drain well. Stir pasta into salad mixture. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour to chill. Stir before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1
Nutritional Value Per Serving
Calories
300 kcal
Calories from Fat:
117 kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13 g
37%
Saturated Fat
2 g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
Cholesterol
40 mg
13%
Sodium
670 mg
11%
carbohydrates
30 g
23%
Dietary Fiber
1 g
3%
Protein
18 g
36%
* Above mentioned %DVs (Percent Daily Values) are based on 2,000 calorie food intake.

DVs (Daily values) may be vary depending upon individuals daily calorie needs. Above nutritional values are estimates and should only be used as a guide for approximation. They are not allfoodchef.com recommendations. Calculations are based on average weight of 194 lbs. and ages of 19 to 50 years.
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