Gluten Free Asian Bbq Chicken and Pasta Salad

Gluten Free BBQ Chicken & Pasta Salad

It seems like once a year I go on a rant about sending the kiddos back to school in August instead of waiting until after Labor Day like civilized people. This year I am going to refrain from mentioning anything about that.

Except to mention how challenging dinnertime can be when it is still blazing hot and you have to get dinner on the table quickly while adjusting back into the school days routine.

This Asian BBQ Chicken & Pasta Salad is so quick and easy it will help you ease back into your new routine. It can be made way ahead and served cold and it makes a good amount so you can always send leftovers in the kids lunchboxes – cook once, eat twice has always been my motto!

To save time and energy I use gluten-free rotisserie chicken from the grocery store, pre-shredded carrots, and frozen corn kernels. I also use San-J Asian BBQ Sauce – it’s an Asian twist on barbecue sauce I find both kids and adults love.

Gluten Free Bbq Chicken and Pasta Salad

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Gluten Free Asian Bbq Chicken and Pasta Salad
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Gluten Free BBQ Chicken & Pasta Salad Recipe

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Asian
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 472kcal
Author: Gluten Free & More


  • 1 pound gluten free pasta shells
  • 3 cups cooked chicken shredded
  • 16 ounces frozen corn kernels thawed
  • cups shredded carrots
  • Kosher or fine sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • ¾ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup San J Asian BBQ Sauce


  • Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Rinse first with hot water then cold water and drain.
  • Combine the pasta with the chicken, corn and carrots. Season with salt and pepper. Combine the mayonnaise and San J Asian BBQ Sauce. Add to the pasta mixture and stir well.
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate until serving.


Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free BBQ Chicken & Pasta Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 472 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 43mg14%
Sodium 217mg9%
Potassium 487mg14%
Carbohydrates 65g22%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 4070IU81%
Vitamin C 5.5mg7%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Tags: Asian Barbecue Chicken Dairy Free Gluten-Free Gluten-Free Recipes Pasta San-J
  1. Tana
    June 24, 2016

    Is there a good alternative sauce, I cannot buy it locally ?

    1. Gluten Free & More
      August 16, 2016

      Hi Tana,
      Any gluten-free BBQ sauce that you link is fine.

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