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8 to 10


  • Ingredients

  • Preparation

  • 2Maple Leaf Prime® RWA Boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1package, Maple Leaf® Natural Bacon, diced
  • 2tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 2tbsp Old Bay Seasoning + extra if desired
  • 500gRotini, cooked, drained and cooled
  • 1pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½green onion sliced
  • 1cup ranch dressing, prepared
  • 1cup mayonaise
  • 1tbsp lemon juice
  • ¾cup mayonnaise
  • 1clove garlic. minced
  • ¾cup shredded cheddar cheese – optional
  1. In a large bowl toss chicken with 1 tbsp oil and seasoning to coat well.
  2. Heat remaining oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  3. Cook chicken turning frequently until golden brown about 8 to 10 minutes or until and internal temperature of 165 degrees is reached. Remove and allow to cool completely.
  4. Chop chicken into bite sized chunks. In the same skillet add bacon and cook until crisp. Remove onto a paper towel lined plate. Set aside.
  5. In a large bowl combine pasta, chicken, half the bacon, tomatoes, green onions, dressing, mayonnaise, lemon juice and cheese if using. Stir well to coat.
  6. Add more mayonnaise if you like a creamier salad. Season with salt and pepper and garnish with remaining bacon.
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This is a great make-ahead recipe. Keep in an airtight container for 3 to 4 days. Portion it out for easy lunches!

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