Chicken Pasta Salad

How to prepare chicken pasta salad! In summer, sitting at the table in front of a steaming plate of pasta is almost a punishment.

No doubt I will prefer a nice cold dish. A cold and tasty main course just like the one I propose you in this guide! You'll see that a summer lunch will become pleasant altogether.

Chicken Pasta Salad

Ingredients: serves 6

  • 1/2 lb (200 g) of penne
  • 1 lb (450 g) chicken breast
  • 7 tablespoons (100 ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 clove crushed garlic
  • 1 tablespoon (30 ml) lemon juice
  • 3 tablepoon (50 g) minced basil
  • 4 minced tomateos
  • 3 oz (85 g) black olives
  • arugula leaves

Preparation: easy 20 minutes

1. Cook pasta in salted water. Meanwhile, mix the olive oil in a bowl (7 tablespoons), garlic, and lemon juice, basil, tomatoes, olives and a pinch of salt.

2. Heat the remaining oil in a frying pan and lightly fry the chicken breast cutted into strips about 4 minutes on medium heat until cooked.

3. Drain the chicken, pass it on kitchen paper and add the hot pasta into a pasta bowl, then mix well. Serve the salad on a bed of arugula.

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