Chinese Noodle and Chicken Salad

Total Time
30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

Store-bought roasted chicken makes this salad a snap to prepare. It's made spicy by combining chilies with linguine, green onions, snow peas, cilantro and a peanut dressing. From Bon Appetit Tastes of the World.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. FOR SALAD:
  2. Cook linguine in large pot of boiling salted water until just tender but still firm to bite.
  3. Drain.
  4. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain well.
  5. Transfer to a large bowl.
  6. Add sesame oil; toss to blend.
  7. Mix in chicken, onions, cilantro and chilies.
  8. Cook snow peas in medium saucepan of boiling salted water until just crisp-tender, about 1 minute.
  9. Drain.
  10. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain well.
  11. Mix into salad.
  12. FOR DRESSING:
  13. Combine soy sauce, peanut butter, vinegar, sesame oil and sugar in processor; blend until smooth.
  14. Pour dressing over salad and mix with hands to blend well.
  15. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate.)
  16. Line large platter with Napa cabbage leaves.
  17. Mound salad over and serve.