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Sesame Chicken Pasta Salad

A delicous, easy and healthy sesame chicken pasta salad that's great for make ahead lunches.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword chicken pasta salad, sesame chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 493kcal
Author The Seasoned Mom


For the Salad:

  • 3 boneless skinless Perdue Harvestland® brand chicken breasts, cooked and diced
  • 3 ½ cups cooked small macaroni shells or other small pasta shape of choice
  • 3 cups fresh chopped broccoli florets
  • 1 red bell pepper seeded and diced
  • 8 ounces fresh snow peas or sugar snap peas cut into bite-size pieces
  • ¼ cup sliced green onions
  • For Serving: 2 teaspoons sesame seeds toasted

For the Dressing:

  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • ¼ cup seasoned rice vinegar can substitute with red wine vinegar if desired
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce such as Sriracha
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  • Combine cooked chicken and pasta in a large bowl. Add broccoli, bell peppers, snow peas, and green onions. Toss gently.
  • Combine dressing ingredients in a jar, cover, and shake until completely combined.
  • Pour dressing over salad. Toss, cover, and chill for a few hours.
  • Garnish with toasted sesame seeds just before serving.


Calories: 493kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 435mg | Potassium: 833mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1390IU | Vitamin C: 91.6mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 2.6mg