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Cold Sesame Noodles with Chicken

All You JANUARY 2014

  • Yield: Serves 6
  • Cook time: 10 Minutes
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$1.82


  • Salt
  • 1 pound whole-wheat linguine or spaghetti
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh ginger
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 6 tablespoons smooth peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 cups shredded cooked boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 2 1/2 cups frozen broccoli florets, thawed
  • 2 carrots, shredded
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 6 scallions, white and light green parts, chopped


1. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Add pasta and cook until just tender, about 10 minutes.

2. In a blender, combine garlic, ginger, soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil, peanut butter and sugar; blend until smooth.

3. Drain pasta, rinse under cold running water and drain again. Toss with sauce in a large bowl, adding more water, 1 tsp. at a time, as necessary to moisten. Add chicken, broccoli, carrots and bell pepper and toss again. Sprinkle with scallions and serve immediately or cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 535
  • Fat: 16g
  • Saturated fat: 3g
  • Protein: 33g
  • Carbohydrate: 70g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 40mg
  • Sodium: 1592mg

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Cold Sesame Noodles with Chicken Recipe