Chicken Avocado Pasta salad in Thousand Island Dressing
- Rotini Pasta- 1 cup
- Cubed Chicken Breast- 1 cup
- Cubed Avocado- 1 cup
- Diced Cucumber- 2 cups
- Chopped Romaine Lettuce- 1 cup
- Corn Kernels- ½ cup
- Thinly Sliced Onions- ¼ cup
- Sliced Tomatoes- 1 cup
- Sliced black olives- ¼ cup
- Thousand Island Dressing- 2 tbsp
- Olive oil- 3 tbsp
- Salt- as per taste
- Pepper- as per taste
Boil and cook the pasta in 2-3 cups of water in a vessel on medium heat. Once the pasta is half cooked, add salt and allow the pasta to cook completely. Transfer the cooked pasta to a colander and drain the water. Keep aside to cool.
In a separate pan, add 2 tsp of olive oil and cook the cubed chicken breast for about 10- 15 mins on medium heat. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from pan and keep aside to cool.
Simultaneously, in a vessel, boil the corn kernels for about 15 mins. Once it is cooked, remove and keep aside to cool.
In a big salad bowl, mix the cucumber, lettuce, onions, tomatoes, avocados, olives, cooked corn, cooked chicken and pasta. Drizzle with some olive oil. Season with salt and then, add the Thousand Island dressing. Gently mix the salad.
Enjoy a light refreshing dinner.