Great for lunch, dinner, picnic, or snack.
SESAME CHICKEN SALAD
*1/4 cup sesame seeds
*1 (16 ounce) package of spiral noodles
*1/4 cup vegetable oil
*1/3 cup soy sauce
*1/3 cup rice vinegar
*1 teaspoon sesame oil
*3 tablespoon white sugar
*1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
*1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
*3 cups chicken breast, cooked, cooled & shredded
*1/2 teaspoon dried cilantro
*1/4 cup shredded carrots
*1/3 cup cucumbers, sliced
*1/3 cup red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
*1/3 cup green onions, chopped
~Heat a small pan over medium-high heat.
~Add sesame seeds, stirring often, until lightly toasted.
~Remove from heat, and set aside.
~Bring a large pot of water to boil.
~Lightly salt water.
~Add pasta, cook for 8-10 minutes, or until al dente.
~Rinse pasta under cold water until cool.
~Place drained, cooled pasta into a large bowl.
~Mix veggies & chicken into pasta.
~Combine vegetable oil, soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil, sugar, sesame seeds, ginger & pepper in a container that you can close.
~Shake mixture well.
~Pour over pasta mixture and gently mix well until pasta is evenly coated.
`omit chicken to make it vegetarian if you choose.