Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

I wanted something for lunch one day and nothing sounded good. I searched the cabinets and finally decided to make something up with things I had. It was a huge hit. I have taken it to several luncheons and served it at showers, etc.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook chicken until tender. (I cook mine in a pressure saucepan). When cool, remove skin, debone and cut into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Prepare pasta according to package directions to al dente. Rinse in cold water. Drain well.
  3. Add chicken to pasta. Stir in grapes and pecans.
  4. Mix together dressing ingredients, blending well. Toss with chicken and pasta mixture.
  5. Gently fold in mandarin orange sections.
  6. Chill at least one hour.