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Party Chicken Salad

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Ingredients
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 1 Teaspoon
  Macaroni 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Small Shell / Salad Type, Uncooked)
  Cooked and cubed chicken 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Pineapple chunks 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), drained
  Chopped celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cooked peas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Capers 1 Tablespoon, drained
  White wine vinegar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  White pepper To Taste
  Avocados 2 , halved
  Toasted slivered almonds/If desired 2 Tablespoon
  Lettuce leaves 4
Directions

Bring water to a rapid boil in a heavy 2 quart saucepan.
Add 1/2 teaspoon salt and oil.
Gradually add macaroni, being sure water continues to boil.
Cook macaroni uncovered until tender but firm, stirring occasionally.
Drain.
Rinse with cold water.
Drain again.
In a medium bowl, combine cooked macaroni, chicken, pineapple chunks, celery, peas and capers.
Set aside.
In a small saucepan, heat vinegar and sugar until sugar dissolves.
Add 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper.
Cool.
Add dressing to salad and toss.
Spoon into avocado halves.
Sprinkle with almonds.
Serve on lettuce lined salad plates.
Makes 4 servings.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Party

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