Chicken Macaroni Salad Filipino Style

by Simon
Chicken Macaroni Salad Filipino Style

One of the salads that has many fans is Chicken Macaroni Salad Filipino Style. Its fans are not only in its home country, the Philippines, but all over the world, why is that? It turns out that this salad uses delicious ingredients such as pasta, chicken, crunchy vegetables, and then everything is mixed evenly until it becomes a delicious unity.

For those of you who like Asian food, especially Filipino food, then Chicken Macaroni Salad Filipino Style is one that you must try. You can serve it for dinner. Honestly, when you bite into it, there are many textures that you feel so that it tastes very good.

This Filipino salad tastes very good because of the soft, juicy and delicious chicken meat. While the presence of macaroni in it makes the chewiness that adds a delicious taste, especially with the addition of crunchy vegetables that are rich in nutrients. The cream sauce is not only a binder between all the ingredients but also provides a delicious taste, these magical ingredients have made Chicken Macaroni Salad Filipino Style at the top level among other salads.

Want to know more about this Filipino-style salad? Let’s read the article until the end.

What is Chicken Macaroni Salad Filipino Style?

What is Chicken Macaroni Salad Filipino Style

Chicken Macaroni Salad Filipino Style is a Filipino dish that is world-famous for its deliciousness. This salad uses crunchy vegetables, cooked chicken, bell peppers, onions, and a creamy sauce.

There are many flavors and textures in one bite. Not only is the chicken delicious, but the pasta is chewy, the vegetables are crunchy, and the sauce is delicious creamy so that everything turns into a dish that is a culinary masterpiece that is coveted.

Chicken Macaroni Salad Filipino Style Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups cooked macaroni pasta
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded or diced
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 cup diced onions
  • 1 cup diced red and green bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup condensed milk
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper

Kitchen Equipment Needed

To prepare Filipino macaroni salad, you need to prepare the following kitchen equipment.

  • Large mixing bowl
  • Cooking pot
  • Whisk
  • Knife and cutting board
  • Serving Bowl
  • Measuring cups and spoons

How to make Chicken Macaroni Salad Filipino Style

Step 1

Combine the cooked chicken, macaroni pasta, pineapple chunks, onions and bell peppers in a large bowl.

Step 2

In another bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise and condensed milk until combined. Pour over the salad ingredients until everything is evenly coated.

Step 3

Season with salt and pepper to taste, stir again until evenly mixed. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for at least an hour, this is intended so that the spices blend well and now you can enjoy the deliciousness of Chicken Macaroni Salad Filipino Style.

Recipe Variations

  1. Tuna macaroni salad: for those of you who like seafood, it is suitable to replace chicken with canned tuna.
  2. Spicy Macaroni Salad: For those of you who like spicy, try adding jalapeno slices. Add according to the desired level of spiciness.
  3. Vegetarian Macaroni Salad: Don’t use chicken, but add extra vegetables such as cucumber, cherry tomatoes, and olive oil.
  4. Mushroom Macaroni Salad: If you like mushrooms, grill the mushrooms or sauté them until golden in color, add them to the salad. Those are some versions that you must try, please prove the taste.
  5. Fruit Macaroni Salad: For the fruit version, add diced apple, grapes, walnuts for a sweet and crunchy taste.

Tips

  • To speed up the process, cook the chicken and macaroni first.
  • Taste the sauce first before adding it to the salad. The sauce is very important and of course we want it to be perfect for our recipe.
  • You can use various vegetables, some always add carrots, you can try to omit them and use other vegetables. So, add other vegetables in large quantities or you can also combine carrots with other vegetables, it all comes back to your taste.
  • All ingredients must be cold before mixing, and once done, make sure to chill them in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.

What to Pair with this Salad?

Speaking of its perfect pairing, you can try serving Chicken Macaroni Salad Filipino Style with various foods and even with certain drinks. One of them is grilled chicken, many people serve it with barbecue beef.

If you want to serve it with drinks, consider trying it with iced raspberry leaf tea, lemonade, or with a refreshing smoothie. If you want something different, you can try adding Hello Fresh Cream Sauce Base on Top, your salad will be creamy and the taste will be very pleasant.

Chicken Macaroni Salad Filipino Style

Chicken Macaroni Salad Filipino Style

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Serves: 6 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 350 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked macaroni pasta
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded or diced
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 cup diced onions
  • 1 cup diced red and green bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup condensed milk
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper

Kitchen Equipment Needed

  • Large mixing bowl
  • Cooking pot
  • Whisk
  • Knife and cutting board
  • Serving Bowl
  • Measuring cups and spoons

Instructions

  1. Combine the cooked chicken, macaroni pasta, pineapple chunks, onions and bell peppers in a large bowl.
  2. In another bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise and condensed milk until combined. Pour over the salad ingredients until everything is evenly coated.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste, stir again until evenly mixed. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for at least an hour, this is intended so that the spices blend well and now you can enjoy the deliciousness of Chicken Macaroni Salad Filipino Style.

Notes

  • To speed up the process, cook the chicken and macaroni first.
  • Taste the sauce first before adding it to the salad. The sauce is very important and of course we want it to be perfect for our recipe.
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FAQ about Chicken Macaroni Salad Filipino Style

Can you make the salad in advance?

Yes, you can make it in advance and store it in the fridge, just use it when you want to serve it.

Can you use different pasta?

Yes, feel free to experiment with different pastas. For example, you can use penne, bowties or other types of salad.

How long does it last in the fridge?

Storing it in the fridge will extend its shelf life up to 3 days, but always store it in an airtight container. Before serving, don’t forget to stir it well first.

Conclusion

We call Chicken Macaroni Salad Filipino Style an extraordinary meal and one of our favorite Filipino foods. You can try it for your family, make sure you follow every step we share, and share your success stories with this recipe.

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