Garden Pasta Salad With Chicken

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

I use a rotisserie chicken from the store to speed things up. It will take an hour off your cooking time if you do this. Source: Family Fun

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a lined baking pan (for easy clean-up) place chicken and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Drizzle on the lemon juice and oil, then bake the chicken until done.
  4. About 1 hour or until juices run clear when pierced.
  5. Transfer the meat to a plate, to cool, reserving the cooking juices.
  6. Cook the rotini as directed on the package, adding the broccoli to the pot for the last two minutes.
  7. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup of water, plus 2 tablespoons if you are using a rotisserie chicken.
  8. Transfer the rotini and broccoli to a large bowl.
  9. Add the reserved cooking juices and pasta water and toss to coat the ingredients.
  10. When the chicken has cooled, remove the skin.
  11. Pull the meat from the bone, cutting into bite size pieces, and add it to the pasta.
  12. In a small bowl, stir together the mayonnaise and mustard until well blended.
  13. Add the mixture, along with the remaining ingredients, to the bowl and toss well.
  14. Adjust salt and pepper and serve.
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Took your lead & used a store-bought rotisserie chicken this time around & we were treated to a great one-dish meal! Short on prep time & long on taste, & that, in itself is a great combination! Another time, when I cook up a batch of chicken breasts for shredding/dicing & freezing, I'll have this recipe on hand to make again! Thanks for sharing it! [Tagged & made in Please Review My Recipe]