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Asian Chicken Noodle Salad

User Rating 4.5 Star Rating (3 Reviews)

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This terrific Asian chicken dish tastes like take-out but is simple to make at home, where you can be sure you are using healthy ingredients. Remember, peanut butter contains mostly monounsaturated fat, which is the heart healthy kind. It's also a great source of B vitamins and vitamin E.

For speed, use a store-bought rotisserie chicken.

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups of thinly cut or shredded cooked chicken
  • 1/4 cup of peanut butter (creamy is best)
  • 1/4 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp chili garlic sauce
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp minced ginger
  • 3 tbsp fat free, low sodium chicken broth or water
  • 12 ounces linguine
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 4 scallions, chopped
  • 1 small red pepper, cut into small strips
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

Preparation:

Boil linguine in a large pot of water until tender (al dente). Drain and rinse with cold water. Place linguine in a large bowl. While pasta is cooking, blend or process the peanut butter, soy sauce, vinegar, chili garlic sauce, sugar, ginger and broth until smooth.

Add chicken, carrots, scallions, pepper strips and chopped cilantro to bowl of linguine and toss. Pour peanut sauce over the pasta mixture and toss well to coat. If sauce is too thick, thin with extra broth or a little water.

Serves 4-6

Per Serving: Calories 423, Calories from Fat 84, Total Fat 9.3g (sat 1.9g), Cholesterol 64mg, Sodium 468mg, Carbohydrate 50.7g, Fiber 3.9g, Protein 34.2g

User Reviews

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 5 out of 5
MORE PLEASE!!, Member iheartbrp

This is seriously the most amazing dish I've made. It tastes like take out! I disagree with the previous post about the chili paste, I actually added 3 times and it still wasn't very spicy, then again, I wasn't cooking for children. I also doubled the sauce portion of it and it proved to be a little much, but its a little light if you follow the recipe. Next time I will probably half again the amount. I have sent this recipe to all my friends and they LOVED it.

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