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Sesame Noodles with Chicken

Total Time
22 min
Prep
12 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
Whole-wheat noodles add nutrients and flavor to this satisfying dish. Toss in shredded carrots for texture and color.
Ingredients

uncooked whole-wheat spaghetti

½ pound(s), or whole-wheat udon

uncooked scallion(s)

½ cup(s), green parts only, chopped

cooked skinless chicken thigh

½ pound(s), cut into thin strips

rice vinegar

3 Tbsp

low sodium soy sauce

3 Tbsp

hoisin sauce

2 Tbsp

dark sesame oil

1 Tbsp

chili sauce

2 tsp, with garlic

honey

1½ tsp

cilantro

1 Tbsp, fresh, finely chopped

sesame seeds

2 tsp

Instructions

  1. Cook noodles according to package directions. Remove 1/4 cup of pasta cooking water; drain and rinse.
  2. In a large bowl, combine noodles, scallions and chicken; toss gently but well.
  3. In a cup, combine reserved cooking water, vinegar, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, oil, chili sauce and honey; stir well.
  4. Pour vinegar mixture over noodles; toss gently but well to coat noodles. Sprinkle with cilantro and sesame seeds; serve. Yields about 1 cup per serving.

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