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5 from 2 votes

Barbecue Chicken Bacon Pasta Salad

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Pasta, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Barbecue Chicken Bacon Pasta Salad
Servings: 10
Calories: 575kcal


  • 3 cups chicken breasts, shredded
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 cup red onion, chopped
  • 1 cup celery, chopped
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, cubed
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 avocados, diced
  • 8-10 pieces bacon, crispy
  • 12 oz box Rotini pasta


  • Boil chicken until no longer pink. Shred and add to a large mixing bowl.
  • Fry bacon until crispy. Remove and place on plate lined with paper towels. Once cooled, crumble and set aside.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions, drain, rinse with cold water and add to large mixing bowl.
  • Mix barbecue sauce and mayonnaise together in a small mixing bowl. Pour into chicken and pasta, stir until well coated.
  • Dice red onions and celery, cheese and avocados, slice tomatoes in half and add to large mixing bowl. Stir.
  • Add bacon crumbles to bowl and mix. 
  • Cover, place in refrigerator to chill. Best serve cold. 


Serving: 1g | Sodium: 689mg | Calcium: 118mg | Vitamin C: 10.3mg | Vitamin A: 565IU | Sugar: 12g | Fiber: 4g | Potassium: 674mg | Cholesterol: 61mg | Calories: 575kcal | Saturated Fat: 8g | Fat: 35g | Protein: 20g | Carbohydrates: 43g | Iron: 1.4mg