Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe

Chicken pasta salad

  • serves 3
  • Easy

Throw together this quick and easy pasta salad using leftover chicken, tomatoes and greens for a protein-packed lunch or midweek dinner


Make our easy chicken pasta salad or check out more healthy chicken recipes. We’ve also got plenty more chicken salad recipes to try such as our chicken pasta salad and chicken and avocado salad.



  • fusilli 150g
  • olive oil 1 tbsp
  • red wine vinegar 2 tbsp
  • Tabasco a few dashes
  • red onion 1/2, thinly sliced
  • cherry or baby plum tomatoes 200g, halved
  • cooked chicken breasts 2, torn into pieces
  • rocket a handful
  • basil a handful, torn


  • Step 1

    Cook the pasta in a large pan of salted boiling water following pack instructions, then drain well. Put the oil, vinegar, Tabasco and lots of seasoning in a bowl, tip in the hot pasta and mix well. Once cooled slightly, add the red onion, tomatoes and chicken, and mix again. Chill.

  • Step 2

    When ready to serve, stir through the rocket and basil, and divide between bowls.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 339
  • Fat 6.8g
  • Saturates 1.3g
  • Carbs 38.9g
  • Sugars 4.1g
  • Fibre 4.5g
  • Protein 27.7g
  • Salt 0.1g