Recipe for Chicken Macaroni Salad

Chicken Macaroni Salad is a simple salad made from macaroni (usually elbow macaroni) and boiled chicken.  This Recipe for Chicken Macaroni Salad is prepared with a generous amount of mayonnaise.

Recipe for Chicken Macaroni Salad

Preparing Chicken Macaroni Salad is very easy. There is no major cooking involved: just boiling chicken and pasta.  Once the chicken has been shredded and elbow macaroni is ready, all you will need to do is combine all the ingredients and toss. Easy isn’t it?

Chicken Macaroni Salad is a regular side dish during picnics and family outings, macaroni salad is best if combined with grilled foods and barbeque. I find it best eaten with BBQ Baby back ribs.

Try this Recipe for Chicken Macaroni Salad. Let me know what you think. Happy cooking!

Recipe for Chicken Macaroni Salad
Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 6
  • Serving size: 6
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    • 16 ounces elbow macaroni, cooked
    • 1 lb boneless chicken breast, boiled and cubed
    • 1 ½ cup pineapple chunks
    • 1 cup Spanish onion
    • 1 cup raisins
    • 3 hard boiled eggs, chopped
    • 2 cups mayonnaise (can be 1 cup mayo and 1 cup miracle whip)
    • 1 ½ cup Cheddar cheese, cubed
    • 2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon pepper
    1. Cook the macaroni as directed in the package
    2. Place the macaroni in a large container
    3. Add the mayonnaise (and /or miracle whip) and mix well
    4. Put-in the minced onions and mix well
    5. Place the cheddar cheese in and mix again
    6. Now, add the chicken and distribute evenly
    7. Put-in the pineapple chunks, boiled eggs, and raisins and mix well
    8. Add salt and pepper to taste
    9. Chill inside the refrigerator for about an hour
    10. Serve chilled. Share and enjoy!


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    1. Dexter Proceso says:

      Hi po, Mr Merano dito po ako sa Qatar ngayon at talagang swak na swak ang panlasang pinoy dahil bilang taga luto ng mga Filipino food dito marami po akong nakuhang idea sa website nyo po,,,, at laking tulong po Ito sa akin dahil marami na rin akong natutunan dito at salamat po hanggang sa susunod pa po ninyong gagawing recipe aabangan ko lage yan…..salamat po

    2. salvy avellanosa sant-rosa says:

      tnx for the recipe…love it..instead of raisin..u can mix with pineapple chunks and pineapple crushed,mayo and condensed milk n cheese,salt,pepper,green bell pepper…tnx again,,have a joyous December…am based at Los
      Angeles,California 12/09/2013 – 8:34AM

    3. Thanks for sharing your recipes, Chef Vanjo! Me and my husband has had a lot of success “cooking” stories courtesy of Pansalang Pinoy :) I hope you won’t get tired of doing this. Your website brings the “flavor of home” to a lot of Pinoys abroad. Keep up the good work, kabayan. Looking forward to learning more cooking tips and recipes from Panlasing Pinoy! :)

    4. Panlasang Pinoy you’re the greatest! Your choice of recipes are very practical. Food that are popular to us pinoys. Thank you Mr. Vanjo.

    5. Ferma Lee says:

      thanks a lot po…I really enjoyed so much watching dis video on how to make macaroni salad it helps me a lot po.,ty..

    6. Jing Fernandez says:

      Panlasang pinoy, you are always my savior. wether ordinary days and even festive events. ikaw lagi ang takbuhan ko. you ahve been a part of my life especailly when we migrated here in Canada. thanks panlasang Pinoy!

    7. hi this is my favorite will be doing one for Christmas, enjoying your site and learn a lot. thanks

    8. i like panlasang pinoy very much ang dami kng natutunang recipies tnx is the cook book free

    9. tess obuchi says:

      can u teach me how to make skinless longganisa..kasi nadudurog un gawa ko di ko sya nabubuo..tnx and more power sa show mo…

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