Grilled Oriental Chicken Pasta Salad
Oriental Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe

Grilled Oriental Chicken Pasta Salad

Grilled chicken breasts top a mixture of oriental vegetables and noodles in this tasty chicken recipe.

4
servings
40 min
PREP TIME
55 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Chicken

4 (6-ounce) boneless skinless chicken breasts

2 tablespoons soy sauce

2 (3-ounce) packages oriental flavor ramen noodle soup

Dressing

1/3 cup vegetable oil

1/3 cup rice vinegar or white wine vinegar

1 packet seasoning from ramen noodle soup package

3/4 teaspoon ground ginger

3/4 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic

Salad

1 cup pea pods, tips and strings removed, cut in half

1/2 cup chopped green onions

2 medium (1 cup) carrots, cut into very thin 2-inch julienne strips

1/4 cup salted cashews

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat one side of gas grill on medium orcharcoal grill until coals are ash white. Place coals to one side in charcoal grill. Make aluminum foil drip pan; place opposite coals.

  2. STEP 2

    Brush chicken with soy sauce. Place chicken onto grill over drip pan. Grill, turning once, 15-20 minutes or until internal temperature reaches at least 165°F and juices run clear when pierced with a fork.

  3. STEP 3

    Cook both packages of ramen noodle soup in 2-quart saucepan according to package directions, using only 1 seasoning packet. Drain.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine all dressing ingredients in jar with tight-fitting lid; shake well.

  5. STEP 5

    Toss together cooked noodles and all salad ingredients except cashews in bowl. Add dressing; toss gently.

  6. STEP 6

    Divide salad among 4 plates. Slice each chicken breast half crosswise into 1-inch pieces; do not separate. Top each salad with chicken breast; sprinkle with cashews.

Nutrition

640Calories
36Fat (mg)
95Cholesterol (mg)
1190Sodium (mg)
35Carbohydrates (g)
3Dietary Fiber
43Protein (g)

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