Caribbean Jerk Chicken & Pasta Salad

Caribbean Jerk Chicken & Pasta Salad

Prize-Winning Recipe 2009! Pineapple, ginger and lime make this tropical salad dance on your tastebuds!

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:25

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

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
  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.
Makes 6 servings (1 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Time-Saver
Need dinner now? We love the salad after it's chilled a bit but you also can serve it immediately after making it.
Simplify
Leftover grilled or rotisserie chicken? Use it in this tasty salad.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 240
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 440mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 25g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 10g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.