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Bacon & Avocado Pasta Salad with Honey Mustard Chicken

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A delicious and easy pasta salad recipe that’s packed with avocado, bacon, tomatoes and peppers, and topped with chargrilled honey mustard chicken fillets. Yum!

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Marinade & Dressing:

  • 4 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon

Pasta Salad & Chicken:

  • 300g mini chicken fillets
  • 400g uncooked pasta
  • 3 rashers of bacon
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  • 16 cherry tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
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Method

  • Step 1

    First make the marinade and dressing by combining all the ingredients in a jar or bottle and giving it a good shake. Set half aside to use later as the dressing. Use the remaining half to marinade the mini chicken fillets in a bowl. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Cook the pasta according to the package instructions. When cooked, drain the pasta and run under a cold tap to cool it down. Place the cooled pasta in a bowl.

  • Step 3

    Chop the bacon into bite sized pieces and fry for 4-5 minutes until crispy. Add to the cooked pasta, along with the chopped avocado, tomatoes and pepper.

  • Step 4

    Remove the chicken from the fridge and fry on a griddle or frying pan in a little oil for 3-4 minutes on both sides or until they are cooked through.

  • Step 5

    Add the cooked chicken to the top of the pasta salad and serve immediately with the remaining honey mustard dressing, either on the side or drizzled on top.

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