Baja Chicken-Pasta Salad (Rice) Recipe
1 cup uncooked orzo or ring macaroni
1 package (6 ounces) diced dried mixed fruit, (about 11/2 cups)
2 cup cut-up cooked chicken
1 cup cubed jicama
2 green onions (with tops), sliced
1/2 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
2 tbsp yoplait original plain yogurt or so, ur cream
1 tsp ground red chilies
1/4 tsp salt
Orzo is tiny pasta that resembles the shape of rice.
Cook Orzo as directed on package except stir fruit into boiling water
with Orzo. Rinse Orzo and fruit with cold water; drain.
Mix chicken, Orzo, fruit, jicama and onions. Mix remaining
ingredients; toss with chicken mixture. Cover and refrigerate about 2
hours or until chilled.
From the files of Al Rice, North Pole Alaska. Feb 1994
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