1cuplite Asian vinaigrette salad dressing (such as Newman's Own Lite Sesame Ginger)
2tablespoonsAsian Seasoning Mix**
1mediumred bell pepper
1/2cupdry-roasted peanuts, roughy chopped
1cuplightly packed fresh basil, roughly chopped
3cupsdiced cooked lean chicken breast (about 1 pound)
Additional chopped peanuts for garnish, optional
Cook pasta according to package directions in a large pot. Drain the pasta and rinse it well under cold running water. Once pasta is cool, transfer it to a large mixing bowl and set it aside.
Meanwhile make the dressing. Whisk together the vinaigrette, Asian seasoning mix and peanut butter in small bowl and set it aside.
Cut the carrots into skinny julienne strips.
Cut bell pepper lengthwise into skinny 1/4-inch strips.
Cut carrots and bell pepper strips crosswise into 1-in. pieces.
Add the chicken, carrots, bell pepper, chopped peanuts,chopped basil and dressing to the pasta and mix well.
Garnish with additional chopped peanuts, if desired.
**I used Asian seasoning mix from the Pampered Chef but I'm sure any brand of Asian seasoning blend from the grocery store would work well.Serving size: 1 cup7*SmartPoints (Green plan)7*SmartPoints (Blue plan)4*SmartPoints (Purple plan)8*PointsPlus (Old plan)
Easy Chicken Satay Pasta Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 302Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 1g5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Main Course
Keyword: Asian pasta salad, chicken satay pasta salad
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