Sesame Chicken & Pasta

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Sesame Chicken & Pasta

Combine delicious flavors for a great meat meal. Sesame chicken and pasta which is very easy to do.

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Ingredients

  • 8 ounces whole wheat linguine
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Packed brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons chunky peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce, light
  • 6 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons hot Chile oil
  • 2 chicken breast halves, boneless, skinless cooked
  • 4 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 pound pea pods
  • 3 scallions, white bulbs and 3 inches green tops, sliced

Preparation

Preparation

1 Cook linguine according to package directions; drain, rinse under cold water and set aside in large mixing bowl.
2 Put garlic, vinegar, brown sugar, peanut butter and soy sauce in food processor; chop for 1 minute. With the processor still on, slowly add the sesame and hot chili oils through the feed tube and process until well blended.
3 Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces and toss with linguine. Add sauce and half the sesame seeds and toss to coat.
4 Trim pea pods as desired. Blanch in saucepan of boiling water for 30 seconds; drain, rinse under cold water and pat dry.
5 Place linguine-chicken mixture in large flat serving bowl and arrange pea pods on top. Sprinkle with scallions and remaining sesame seeds. Serve at room temperature.

Source: Wheat Foods Council