Oriental Chicken-Paasta Salad

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  • 30|min prep time
  • 30|min total time
  • 12 ingredients
  • 10 servings

Salad

8
boneless skinless chicken breast halves (about 1 1/2 lb.)
9
oz. (3 1/3 cups) uncooked rotini (spiral pasta)
16
oz. (4 cups) fresh pea pods, trimmed, blanched*
1
cup diagonally sliced green onions
1
(8-oz.) can sliced water chestnuts, drained, chilled
2
(11-oz.) cans mandarin orange segments, drained, chilled

Dressing

1 1/3
cups low-fat plain yogurt
3/4
cup light mayonnaise
2
tablespoons lite soy sauce
2
teaspoons sherry or fruit juice
1/4
to 1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/4
teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. 1 Place chicken breast halves in large skillet. Add cold water just to cover chicken. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 14 to 20 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear. Cool. Cut chicken into cubes.
  2. 2 Meanwhile, cook rotini to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. In large bowl, combine rotini, pea pods, onions, water chestnuts and cooked chicken.
  3. 3 In small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients; blend well. Pour dressing over salad mixture; toss lightly to coat. Fold in mandarin orange segments.

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