BMX-cellent Orange Chicken Spiral Pasta Salad

Inspired by River walk in Rock Hill, SC
With Creamy Orange Ginger Dressing

makes almost 8 cups/#fab in 40


Ingredients:

6 C cooked (amount after cooking) spiral pasta, drained
6-8 ounces precooked chicken breast cut into chunks (I used Trader Joe’s brand)
1 10 oz package frozen broccoli spears, thawed, drained and the florets cut into chunks
¼ C red onion diced rough
½ C chopped fresh cilantro
2 stalks celery diced small
2 medium oranges, peeled, sliced and cut into ½ inch chunks
1 half small red pepper cut into long thin strips
Add red chili flakes to your liking. I added about a ½ T
1 t coriander powder


Dressing:

  • 3 – 4 heaping T Duke’s mayonnaise     1/2 T fresh grated ginger    Juice from ½ orange
  • Salt and pepper     1-2 t white sugar   Salt and Pepper

Direction:

  • Mix, all pasta salad ingredients. Then whisk together the dressing, toss it into the salad and mix with a large spoon. Chill and serve. Can add a bit more mayo if it needs to be moistened.



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