Pasta your salad: madras chicken, roasted potatoes pasta salad

There’s no wrong way to pasta your salad. Yes, pasta your salad, something new in our house but super delicious.

Have I ever mentioned how much I love pasta and how much I love salads? I usually have a salad for lunch almost every day and I can honestly say, I could eat them all the time.

This salad is made with madras grilled chicken thighs and lots of vegetables, roasted baby potatoes, and chorizo.

Easy and delicious!

Pasta your salad: madras chicken, roasted potatoes pasta salad
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Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 400 gr chicken thighs
  • 150 gr cherry tomatoes
  • 1 leek
  • 8 baby potatoes, roasted ( or cooked the way you like)
  • chorizo
  • 1 1/2 cup uncooked pasta
  • 3 baby gem lettuce
  • 5 tbsp olive oil (3 tbsp for dressing and 2 tbsp for chicken marinate)
  • madras spices
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • powdered coconut milk
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • juice from one line
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta to your liking.
  2. To make chicken: Marinate the chicken with the garlic powder, madras spices, salt, pepper, lime juice, olive oil and powdered coconut. Pour 1 tablespoon olive oil into pre-heated pan and add chicken. You can leave the chicken marinate overnight or at least 1h.
  3. Pre-heat grill or griddle pan to medium/high heat.Cook for 7-8 minutes on each side or until the outside is golden and crispy and the inside is tender and done. Rest chicken for at least 5 minutes then slice into cubes or thin slices.
  4. To Assemble: Place chopped baby gem lettuce in a big salad bowl. Top with sliced chicken, chopped vegetables and halved potatoes, drizzle with olive oil.