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Tri-color rotini pasta dish | Source: Shutterstock
Tri-color rotini pasta dish | Source: Shutterstock

Chicken Salad Chick Pasta Recipe for Easy Weeknight Dinners

Akhona Zungu
Feb 24, 2024
11:30 A.M.
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The Chicken Salad Chick pasta salad is a delicious meal enjoyed by US citizens across the country. Plus, it’s easy to whip up in the comfort of your kitchen! If you’re craving it, but you’re stuck at home, here’s how to make it.

Chicken Salad Chick started with founder Stacy Brown’s humble story of crafting the perfect chicken salad. Welcoming her neighbors for taste tests, her recipe captivated many, leading to the birth of Chicken Salad Chick.

Today, the food establishment boasts 225 locations and the delectable menu has indeed expanded, even to dishes that don’t include chicken.

Among the most notable — and the star of this post — is the Chicken Salad Chick pasta salad. Learn how to make this tantalizing dish with this Chicken Salad Chick pasta recipe.

Tri-color rotini pasta with tomato basil sauce | Source: Shutterstock

Tri-color rotini pasta with tomato basil sauce | Source: Shutterstock

Chicken Salad Chick Pasta Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 6 oz artichoke hearts, drained & chopped
  • ½ cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • ½ cup black olives sliced
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 12 oz tri-color rotini pasta
  • 1 cup Italian dressing
  • 1 tsp coarse sea salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper

Instructions:

1. Cook the tri-color rotini pasta according to package directions. Ensure it's cooked, but not too soft; just somewhat firm to the bite (i.e., al dente).

2. Transfer the cooked rotini into a bowl. Add your parmesan cheese, feta, olives, artichoke hearts, salt, and pepper into the bowl with the rotini, and toss lightly.

3. Add the Italian dressing and stir to coat your pasta salad.

Before serving, it’s recommended that you refrigerate your Chicken Salad Chick pasta for a few hours to allow the flavors to meld.

Moving on from the Chicken Salad Chick pasta recipe, why not challenge your culinary skills with another copycat delight? Recreate La Madeleine’s pasta salad recipe, one of the restaurant’s signature dishes.

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