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10 servings
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Meal Types:
Side Dishes
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Tropical Chicken Salad Pasta Shells

A chicken salad with a tropical twist.



  1. In a large bowl add chicken, shallots, mayonnaise, mustard and cashews, stir until well combined.
  2. Gently mix in the fruit and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Cook, drain and cool jumbo pasta shells.
  4. Spoon 2 tablespoons of chicken salad mixture into pasta shells.
  5. Refrigerate until serving.
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Very good! I left out kiwi but I imagine strawberry would be good. I chopped almonds, too. I will fix this again.
29 Jan 15 by member: nonotofat
Made this for cousin-in-law's bridal shower and everyone loved it.


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Nutrition summary:

There are 321 calories in 1 serving of Tropical Chicken Salad Pasta Shells.
Calorie break-down: 38% fat, 43% carbs, 19% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 123
Calories 321
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 13.65g 21%
  Saturated Fat 2.669g 13%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.464g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 2.66g  
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 326mg 14%
Potassium 130mg  
Total Carbohydrate 35.21g 12%
  Dietary Fiber 2.3g 9%
  Sugars 4.93g  
Protein 15.94g  
Vitamin A 27% Vitamin C 212%
Calcium 20% Iron 139%
of RDI*
(321 calories)
16% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (43%)
Fat (38%)
Protein (19%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories