Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad

Course : Grilling
Serves: 4
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3 pieces chicken breasts -- boneless, skinless
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon water
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 medium green onions -- chopped
2 cloves garlic -- minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon granulated sugar
4 cups fusilli pasta
1 medium sweet yellow pepper -- chopped
1 medium sweet green pepper -- chopped
2 medium tomatoes -- seeded and chopped
1/3 cup fresh basil -- chopped

Preparation / Directions:

Place chicken in shallow dish. Whisk together oil, vinegar, water, mustard, onions, garlic, salt, pepper and sugar; remove 2 tbs and brush over chicken. Let stand for 10 minutes. Place chicken on greased grill over medium-high heat; cook, turning once, for 8-10 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink inside. Slice diagonally into thin strips. In large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta for 8 minutes or until tender but firm. Drain and refresh under cold water. In bowl, combine pasta, chicken, peppers, tomatoes and basil; toss with remaining dressing. Source: Canadian Living magazine [Jul 95] Presented in article by Heather Howe "Fast and Fit: Summer Supper Grill"

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