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Asian Chicken Pasta Salad

Asian chicken pasta salad, a delicious crunchy, pasta salad, with asian dressing, lots of veggies.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Servings: 6
Calories: 593kcal

Ingredients

SESAME-SOY DRESSING:

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 2-3 Tablespoons white vinegar adjust for taste
  • 1 Tablespoon Rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar

PASTA SALAD:

  • 12 ounces bow tie pasta about 4 cups
  • 2 cups rotisserie chicken breast meat chopped
  • 1 cup carrot shredded
  • 3/4 cup cilantro roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup green onion thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 cup peanuts chopped fine
  • 1 cup mandarin oranges drained

Instructions

  • Mix together dressing ingredients in a bowl and set aside. (Or put in jar, secure lid, and shake to mix).
  • Cook bow tie pasta in boiling water, for about 10 minutes or one minute less than package directions indicate, so you get a nice al dente pasta.
  • Drain pasta, and rinse with cold water.
  • Put rinsed pasta in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add chicken, carrots, cilantro, onion, bell pepper, and peanuts, and dressing.
  • Toss to coat
  • Add (drained) mandarin oranges at end, and gently stir throughout.
  • Serve immediately. Garnish with sesame seeds if desired. And additional green onion.

Nutrition

Calories: 593kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 839mg | Potassium: 419mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 4392IU | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 2mg