Picnic Shopping at Sobeys #cbias
Serves: 12
  • 5 cups uncooked rotini pasta
  • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 cup thinly sliced celery
  • ½ cup chopped green onions
  • 12 oz. fresh snow pea pods, trimmed, halved crosswise
  • 2 cups seedless red or green grapes, halved
  • 1 can pineapple tidbits in unsweetened juice, drained, reserving 2 tablespoons liquid
  • 1 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh gingerroot
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 cup slivered almonds
  • 6 to 8 leaves leaf lettuce
  1. Cook and drain rotini as directed on package. Rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, mix chicken, celery, onions, pea pods, grapes and pineapple. In a small bowl, mix pineapple liquid and all remaining ingredients except almonds and lettuce.
  3. Add rotini and ½ cup of the almonds to the salad; stir gently to mix. Add mayonnaise mixture; toss to coat. Line serving bowl or platter with lettuce, spoon salad over lettuce. Sprinkle with remaining almonds.
Recipe by This Lil Piglet at https://thislilpiglet.net/2013/05/party_chicken_pasta_salad_recipe/