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Asian Chicken Pasta Salad in a Bowl

Asian Chicken Salad with Pasta & Spinach


  • Author: anne
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x

Description

A flavorful combination of ingredients are tossed in an Asian dressing.


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Ingredients

SALAD

  • 1 1/2 cups of shredded chicken or 3/4 pound boneless chicken breasts cooked and shredded
  • 6 ounces whole wheat pasta – rotini, shells, bow, penne or cellentani
  • 4 diced green onions
  • 5 to 6 ounces of baby spinach rough chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds

DRESSING


Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions
  2. While pasta is cooking combine the dressing ingredients ( 2 T tamari, 2 T sesame oil, 2 T vinegar, 3T olive oil, 2 t of honey 1/2 t ground ginger) in a small jar and shake well, or add the ingredients to a small bowl and whisk with a fork
  3. Place the cooked and drained pasta into a bowl, add the chicken, onions and spinach; mix together
  4. Pour dressing over salad, sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve

Notes

If you are making this ahead of time, add dressing just before serving

  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stove-top
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: pasta salad, asian pasta salad, pasta