Back to Readers' Favorite Recipes Chicken Pasta Salad


1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise
3 Tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
2 Tablespoons sherry
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon. pepper
1 cup cooked spiral pasta, drained
2 cups cooked boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
2 cups fresh snow peas, strings removed and blanched
2 green onions, sliced
1/2 cup water chestnuts, sliced
1/4 cup toasted almonds, for garnish


In a small bowl combine the mayonnaise, soy sauce, sherry, ground ginger, and pepper. Set aside. In a separate bowl combine pasta chicken, snow peas, green onions, and water chestnuts and toss with dressing mix. Refrigerate overnight. Sprinkle with toasted almonds before serving.

Nutritional Information

1 cup
1 salad

Serving size: 1 cup
Yield: 1 salad
Exchanges: 1/2 Fat, 1 1/2 Meat, 1/2 Starch, 1/2 Vegetable
Nutrition: 132 Calories (22% from fat), 13.3 g Protein, 11.1 g Carbohydrate, 3.2 g Fat

From The All New Diabetic Cookbook. Used by permission.

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