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Title: BAJA CHICKEN PASTA SALAD

User: nnss

Yield: 6 servings

Categories: mexican, vegetables, poultry, low-cal, salads

amount unit name
3/4 LB chicken breast *
6 OZ dried mixed fruit **
1 C ring macaroni or orzo raw
1 C jicama cubed
2 green onions/tops sliced
1/2 C mayonnaise or salad dressing
2 TB sour cream or plain yogurt
1 TS red chiles ground
1/4 TS salt
6 to 8 minutes or 10 minutes for the orzo, then drain. rinse with
cold water and drain again. cut the chicken into 1/2-inch pieces and
mix with the fruit, macaroni, jicama and onions. mix the remaining
until chilled, at least 2 hours.

Instructions:

* The chicken breast should be boneless, skinless and weigh
about 3/4
of a pound. ** You should use 1 6-oz package of diced mixed
fruit. There should
be about 1 1/2 cups of the mixture. Heat enough salted water to
cover the chicken breast (1/4 tsp salt to 1 cup of water) to boiling
in a 4 quart Dutch oven. Add the chicken breast.
Cover and heat to boiling, reduce the heat and simmer until the
chicken is done, about 15 to 20 minutes. Remove the chicken with a
slotted spoon.
Heat the water to boiling and add the fruit and ring macaroni or orzo
gradually so that the water continues to boil. Boil, uncovered,
stirring occasionally, just until the ring macaroni is tender, about

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