Cold Sesame Noodles with Chicken and Broccoli

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

I don't remember where I got this recipe but it sounds simple and good.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 bunch
broccoli, cut in 1-inch florets
1/2 c
creamy peanut butter
1/2 c
hot water
2
garlic cloves
1/4 c
soy sauce
1 tsp
red chili pepper
2 Tbsp
red wine vinegar
1/2 lb
linguine
2 Tbsp
sesame oil
1 Tbsp
vegetable oil
2 tsp
sugar
1/2 c
scallions
2
chicken breasts, boneless and skinless (poached and shredded)

Step-By-Step

1In a large saucepan of boiling water, cook broccoli until bright green and crisp-tender, about 3 minutes.
2Drain into colander and rinse until cool; drain well.
3Combine peanut butter (or tahini) and water in a blender or food processor; mix until smooth.
4Add soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil, sugar, garlic, and red pepper; blend.
5Put cooked chicken in medium bowl, add peanut-sesame sauce and toss to coat.
6Cover and let marinate in the refrigerator up to two hours.
7In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook noodles until tender but still firm to the bite. Drain and rinse under cold running water; drain well.
8In a large bowl, toss noodles with vegetable oil.
9Add chicken with sauce, broccoli, and scallions.
10Toss and serve slightly chilled or at room temperature.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian