Spicy Pasta Salad

Spicy Pasta Salad
Servings: 8 Prep 10 mins Cook 11 mins Broil 16 mins


  • 1 1/2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 1/4 cups light mayonnaise-style salad dressing (Miracle Whip)
  • 1 pound gnocchi-shaped pasta
  • 8 ounces sugar snap peas
  • 1 mango, peeled and cubed
  • 1/3 cup honey-roasted sliced almonds

Make It

1. Combine curry powder, cayenne, cinnamon and salt. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon of the mixed spices on one side of chicken thighs. Broil 6 inches from heat 8 minutes; turn and broil another 8 minutes or until instant-read thermometer registers 180 degrees F. Remove. Let cool; cut into bite-size pieces.

2. Stir remaining mixed spices and 1 tablespoon of the lime juice into salad dressing. Refrigerate.

3. Bring large pot of salted water to boiling; cook pasta until tender but still firm. Add peas during last minute of cooking. Drain and rinse with cool running water.

4. Toss mango with remaining lime juice. Place in serving bowl with drained pasta, peas and chicken. Toss with salad dressing. Refrigerate. Top each serving with almonds. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 471, Fat, total (g): 14, chol. (mg): 69, sat. fat (g): 2, carb. (g): 62, fiber (g): 4, pro. (g): 24, sodium (mg): 620, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.