Jerk Chicken Salad-Pampered Chef

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Total Time
15 mins
12 mins

I adapted this recipe to my own taste. It originally uses a fresh whole pineapple, and 15 oz can of black beans. This uses the grill pan but I think any pan would do. Plain Olive Oil can be used instead of Garlic Oil.

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  1. Cook the pasta, drain, and rinse under cold water. Toss with 2 tbsp of garlic oil and set aside.
  2. Into a small bowl, zest 1 lime, juice both limes, and add the mayonnaise and preserves. Mix well and set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together 1 tbsp garlic oil and the jerk rub. Add the chicken tenders, coating the tenders.
  4. Heat grill pan over medium heat for 5 minutes. Add chicken and cook for 6-10 minutes, turning once. Remove chicken from pan and add the pineapple to the pan. Cook for 2 minutes, turning once.
  5. Cut chicken into bite size pieces.
  6. In the serving bowl, toss the pasta with chicken, pineapple, bell pepper, bacon, green onions, and dressing.