This dish is asked for everywhere I go, it is so good. Easily doubles for a large party or group. Please note that this recipe needs to be made the day before; it has to sit in the fridge overnight.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
15 mins
additional:
8 hrs
total:
8 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil; cook rotini at a boil until tender yet firm to the bite, about 8 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water.

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  • Mix pasta with chicken, green pepper, and green onions in a large bowl.

  • Mix mayonnaise, brown sugar, vinegar, lemon juice, and salt together in a small bowl until well blended. Pour dressing over the pasta mixture and stir well to coat.

  • Cover and refrigerate until flavors are combined and dressing is thickened, 8 hours to overnight. Stir in cashews just before serving, or no more than 2 hours ahead.

Nutrition Facts

547 calories; protein 19.4g 39% DV; carbohydrates 38g 12% DV; fat 36.2g 56% DV; cholesterol 45.5mg 15% DV; sodium 627.7mg 25% DV. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (2)

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Rating: 4 stars
04/27/2019
I really liked this. I made it and took it for lunch (with the cashews in a separate container to add just before I ate). I will make this again. I think I used apple cider vinegar instead of cider vinegar (I'm assuming they are different). Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
04/27/2019
I really liked this. I made it and took it for lunch (with the cashews in a separate container to add just before I ate). I will make this again. I think I used apple cider vinegar instead of cider vinegar (I'm assuming they are different). Read More
Rating: 4 stars
03/25/2019
dressing a little too sweet I also added 1 tsp more vinegar Read More
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