cold sesame noodles with chicken and broccoli

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By Vicki Butts (lazyme)
from Grapeview, WA

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

serves 4
prep time 20 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For cold sesame noodles with chicken and broccoli

  • 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
  • 2 Tbsp
    sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 2
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless (poached and shredded)

How To Make cold sesame noodles with chicken and broccoli

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

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