Caribbean Jerk Chicken & Pasta Salad

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Salad® chipotle ranch pasta salad mix
1/3
cup mayonnaise
1
tablespoon packed brown sugar
1
tablespoon fresh lime juice
1
teaspoon grated gingerroot
1/2
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2
packages (6 oz each) refrigerated grilled chicken strips, chopped
1 1/2
cups chopped fresh pineapple
3
medium green onions, sliced
2
teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Empty Pasta mix into 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of 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, green onions and cilantro.
  • 3 Drain pasta; rinse with cold water. Shake to drain well. Stir pasta into salad mixture. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour to chill. Stir before serving.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Need dinner now? We love the salad after it's chilled a bit but you also can serve it immediately after making it.

Leftover grilled or rotisserie chicken? Use it in this tasty salad.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
440mg
440%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
10g
10%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.