Chicken Macaroni Salad

Chicken Macaroni Salad Recipe

Whenever the 4-month holiday season in our country, the Macaroni Salad becomes an instant celebrity.

Having this dish in our Noche Buena has been a family tradition of ours. And I believe a lot of families have them too.

This recipe we have is quite special as it has chicken and ham in it. If you haven’t attempted this combination before, give it a try!

Chicken Macaroni Salad Recipe

Chicken Macaroni Salad Recipe

Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine Filipino


  • 200 g elbow macaroni
  • ½ kg chicken breast boiled and shredded
  • 1 cup ham cut into square
  • 2 pcs medium-sized carrot grated
  • 165 g cheese cut into cubes
  • 137 g can pineapple tidbits
  • 100 g raisins
  • 220 ml mayonnaise
  • 2 pcs medium-sized onion chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Cook elbow macaroni according to package instruction. Drain and rinse under cold water. Set aside.
  • In a pot of boiling water with salt, put chicken and bring to a boil then lower the heat.
  • Simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Drain the water and let chicken cool down before shredding the chicken meat.
  • In a bowl, put together all the ingredients, cooked macaroni, ham, onion, cheese, raisins, shredded chicken, grated carrots and crushed pineapple.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Stir until well incorporated. Chill in the fridge for 30 minutes before serving.


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