Chicken Pasta Salad

This recipe is from a special cousin in Manchester, England, she cooks well and loves to try out new recipes.

Chicken Pasta Salad

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Cuisine: Pakistani Serves: 8 Cooking Time: 15 minutes


  • 2 cups dry pasta shells (any), cook pasta as per instructions on the packet, cool in the refrigerator
  • 1 green/yellow pepper, cut into 1inch cubes
  • 1 cup finely sliced cabbage
  • 1 cup seedless grapes cut into two
  • 1 cup fresh/tinned pineapple cubes
  • 1 cup cooked boneless chicken cut into 1inch cubes (optional)
  • for dressing
  • 6 tbs low fat plain yoghurt
  • 6 tbs salad cream
  • 1 tsp salt (or to taste)
  • half tsp ground black pepper



Add all ingredients (except dressing) in a large salad bowl.


Mix dressing ingredients in a separate bowl.


Add the dressing to the other ingredients, mix will with a wooden spoon and transfer into a serving bowl. Chill in refrigerator for 3 hours.


Can be served on its own as it is quite filling or as an accompaniment with roasts and bbqs.