Sesame Chicken and Asparagus Pasta

READY IN: 50mins
Leslie
Recipe by CandyTX

A good friend of mine gave this to me and says that it's fabulous!

Top Review by lmmom64

The Silver Palate version actually calls for _3_ tablespoons of the hot chili oil, which is way too much for most palates. But I LOVE this recipe. I get cravings for it. It's my go-to recipe for pot lucks, and I get lots of compliments. You won't be sorry.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil. Add the linguine and cook until just tender. Drain and rinse under cold water. Drain again, and set aside in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Place the garlic, vinegar, brown sugar, peanut butter and soy sauce in a food processor. Process for one minute. With motor running, slowly add the sesame and chile oils through the feed tube, and process until well blended.
  3. Shred the chicken into 2 inc julienne and toss with linguine. Add the sauce and 4 T of the sesame seeds and toss to coat well.
  4. Cut the asaragus on a diagonal into 1 inch lengths. Blanch in a saucepan of boiling water for 1 minutes. Drain, rinse under cold water and pat dry.
  5. Place the linguine and chicken in a large flat serving bowl and arrange the asaragus on top. Sprinkle with scallions, cucumber and remaining sesame seeds.
  6. Serve at room temperature.

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