Total Time
1hr 12mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 12 mins

In ‘Williams-Sonoma: Picnics and Tailgates’

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place chicken in a sauté pan and add water to cover.
  2. Place over med-high heat and bring to a simmer.
  3. Decrease heat to low and simmer, uncovered, until chicken is no longer pink in the center when cut into with a knife, 10-12 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and set aside to cool in the liquid.
  5. In a bowl, combine the soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, peanut butter, sugar, and mustard.
  6. Whisk to mix well.
  7. Slowly whisk in the oils until incorporated.
  8. Taste and adjust seasonings.
  9. Place the sesame seeds in a frying pan over high heat; toast, shaking the pan, until light brown, about 2 minutes.
  10. Immediately remove the pan.
  11. Drain the chicken; shred by tearing the meat into long, thin pieces.
  12. In a transportable bowl, combine the chicken, cucumber, carrots, green onions, and 1 T of the cilantro.
  13. Pour over the dressing and mix well.
  14. Taste and adjust the seasonings.
  15. Garnish with the sesame seeds and the remaining 1 T cilantro.
  16. Cover and keep chilled until ready to serve.