BBQ Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe

BBQ Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe

How To Make BBQ Chicken Pasta Salad

Grilled chicken tossed with barbecue-flavored mayonnaise dressing makes this chicken pasta salad a superb dish! Cook up a hearty plate in just 30 minutes.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 2tbspvegetable oil
  • 2chicken breast,halves, boneless, skinless
  • 1red onion,chopped
  • ½jalapeno peppers,de-seeded, de-veined and minced
  • 1lbsmall pasta shells
  • 1cupBBQ sauce
  • 1cupmayonnaise
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • ¼tspcoarse ground pepper
  • 1red bell pepper,seeded and diced
  • 1orange bell pepper,seeded and diced
  • 1cupcorn
  • 15ozblack beans,(1 can), rinsed and drained
  • ¼cupfresh cilantro,minced


  1. Add the vegetable oil to a large skillet on medium-high heat, then add the chicken. Cook for 4 to 6 minutes on each side.

  2. Remove the chicken, add in the onions and jalapenos, then cook for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring often, until softened.

  3. Cook the pasta in a large pot of water 1 minute shy of the directions on the box, then drain and rinse.

  4. Mix the BBQ sauce, mayonnaise, salt and pepper in a large bowl.

  5. Chop the chicken into bite sized pieces, then add to the large bowl with the dressing along with the onions, jalapenos, bell peppers, corn, black beans and cilantro.

  6. Toss well, serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 790.33kcal
  • Fat: 31.95g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.15g
  • Trans Fat: 0.07g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.03g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 15.59g
  • Carbohydrates: 96.84g
  • Fiber: 11.69g
  • Sugar: 17.61g
  • Protein: 29.33g
  • Cholesterol: 39.10mg
  • Sodium: 666.12mg
  • Calcium: 100.81mg
  • Potassium: 1233.89mg
  • Iron: 4.23mg
  • Vitamin A: 64.89µg
  • Vitamin C: 41.77mg
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