Sesame Noodles with Chicken
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Whole-wheat noodles add nutrients and flavor to this satisfying dish. Toss in shredded carrots for texture and color.
uncooked whole-wheat spaghetti½ pound(s), or whole-wheat udon
uncooked scallion(s)½ cup(s), green parts only, chopped
cooked skinless chicken thigh½ pound(s), cut into thin strips
rice vinegar3 Tbsp
low sodium soy sauce3 Tbsp
hoisin sauce2 Tbsp
dark sesame oil1 Tbsp
chili sauce2 tsp, with garlic
honey1 ½ tsp
cilantro1 Tbsp, fresh, finely chopped
sesame seeds2 tsp
- Cook noodles according to package directions. Remove 1/4 cup of pasta cooking water; drain and rinse.
- In a large bowl, combine noodles, scallions and chicken; toss gently but well.
- In a cup, combine reserved cooking water, vinegar, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, oil, chili sauce and honey; stir well.
- 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.