Chicken Pasta Salad Recipes

Looking for chicken pasta salad recipes? Browse more than 60 recipes for pasta salads starring cooked or canned chicken, plus find helpful reviews and pasta salad dressing tips.

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Cordon Bleu Salad

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A new family favorite for any occasion. Top with crumbled bacon.

Curry Chicken Pasta Salad

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Good for lunch or dinner, this warm-weather pasta salad is a complete meal when served over a bed of lettuce with a side of fresh sliced garden tomatoes and warm garlic breadsticks. I usually add more curry powder than the recipe calls for.

Lemon Basil Pasta Salad

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Easy cold salad recipe.

Soba Noodle Salad with Chicken and Sesame

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This tasty salad with Japanese buckwheat noodles is both quick and healthy; great for lunch or dinner. Most larger supermarkets have buckwheat soba noodles in the Asian food section.

Chicken and Cold Noodles with Spicy Sauce

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This is a good summertime meal, and can be made ahead.

Mediterranean Chicken and Orzo Salad In Red Pepper Cups

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This yummy recipe won my mom a blue ribbon at the Wisconsin State Fair. It is very beautiful and flavorful!

Tangy Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad

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A twist on pasta salad to satisfy that Buffalo-chicken craving!

Cold Chicken Pasta Salad

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A very fresh take on pasta salad. Tweak to your liking with different veggies.

Malaysian Tangy Noodle Salad

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A bite of this tangy noodle salad will help you feel fuller and satisfied longer, thanks to protein-packed canned chicken.
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Chicken Pasta Salad II

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This is a super easy but wonderfully tasty salad recipe I picked up years ago which has become a summer tradition with my family! The ingredients and proportions are adjustable to personal preference. For added flavor, you can boil the pasta in a mixture of 1 part water and 1 part chicken broth.

Dill Lemon Chicken Pasta Salad

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This recipe serves fifty people! Cooked chicken breast and lemon penne pasta tossed with a creamy buttermilk and dill mixture. A simple and scrumptious solution for those large gatherings with fifty of your closest friends!

Lap Salad

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An overnight salad using ramen noodles, cabbage, chicken, almonds, and green onions. This is GREAT -- one of my husband's favorites and it serves a ton of people. Try substituting cashews for almonds and a dash of sesame oil for sesame seeds.

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Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad

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"Yummy! I loved how easy it was to throw together. Great flavor and the whole family enjoyed it." – Christina

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Chicken Pasta Salad with Cashews and Dried Cranberries

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Everyone always loves this delicious pasta salad combining fruit, crunchy cashews, scallions, celery, and water chestnuts with chicken. You can't go wrong with this recipe!