Thursday, February 14, 2019

Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad






Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad

 

 

 

A BBQ chicken pasta salad with fresh flavors and a lightened-up creamy dressing. 


Ingredients

·       2-3 boneless/skinless chicken breasts
·       4 cups uncooked pasta
·       Handful cilantro chopped
·       1/4 medium red onion chopped (or to taste)
·       1 cup smoked cheddar grated
·       1 avocado chopped
·       BBQ sauce for brushing on the chicken(start with 1/3 cup)

Marinade:
·       1/4 cup olive oil
·       Juice from 1/2 lemon
·       2 dashes Italian seasoning
·       2 cloves garlic minced
·       Salt & pepper to taste
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  Dressing:
·       1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt (I used 2%)
·       1 tablespoon BBQ sauce
·       1/2 tablespoon vinegar
·       1/2 tablespoon brown sugar
·       Pinch of garlic powder
·       Salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

1.    Butterfly the chicken then cut it in half lengthwise to make thinner cutlets. Add the chicken and the marinade ingredients to a large Ziploc bag and place in the fridge for 30 minutes. 
2.    Meanwhile, make the dressing and set it aside until needed. Prep your cilantro, onion, cheddar, and avocado.
3.    Start boiling a large salted pot of water. Cook pasta according to package directions. 
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Full instructions: Click here