Asparagus Chicken Pasta Salad

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INGREDIENTS

1 package (8 ounces)

corkscrew pasta

1

garlic clove, crushed

1 tablespoon

cooking oil

1 pound

fresh asparagus, cut into 1-1/2” pieces.

1/2 pound

shrimp, peeled and deveined

2 tablespoons

water

1 cup

Gerber’s Amish Farm Chicken, cooked and cut into bite-sized pieces

1 can (8 ounces)

sliced water chestnuts, drained or 1 cup celery

1/3 cup

peas

Dressing:

6 tablespoons

vegetable oil

2 tablespoons

white wine vinegar

1 teaspoon

soy sauce

1/8 teaspoon

pepper

1/8 teaspoon

dry mustard

Directions

1

Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, sauté garlic in oil over medium-high heat for 1-2 minutes.

2

Add asparagus, shrimp and water; cook until asparagus is crisp-tender and shrimp are cooked, about 8 minutes.

3

Stir in Gerber’s Chicken, olives and water chestnuts or celery.

4

Remove from heat. Drain pasta and place in a large bowl; add asparagus mixture.

5

Combine dressing ingredients; pour over salad and toss.

6

Cool before serving. This dish may be served hot. If serving hot, prepare salad ingredients and cover with foil while preparing dressing ingredients, then pour dressing mixture over prepared ingredients and serve immediately.

7

Servings: 4-6