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Chinese Chicken Salad With Pasta

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INGREDIENTS:

3/4 lb Fettucine
12 oz Cooked chicken or smoked
-chicken
4 Scallions; thinly sliced
2 tb Oriental sesame oil – (to 3
-tbspns)
2 tb Rice vinegar – (to 3 tbspns)
2 ts Chinese chili paste with
-garlic
1/4 c Chunky peanut butter
Salt; to taste
Crushed red pepper; to taste
Spinach leaves; as a bed for
– salad
2 Kirby cucumbers; peeled,
-seeded,
and grated for garnish
Chopped peanuts and/or
-cilantro lea; for garnish,
(optional)

PREPARATION:

Boil the pasta until al dente, about 10 minutes.
While the water is coming to a boil for the pasta and the pasta itself is
cooking, cut the chicken into strips about 2 inches long and 1/4-inch wide.
In the bottom of a mixing bowl combine the scallions, sesame oil, rice
vinegar, chili paste and peanut butter. Whisk until smooth and season with
salt and crushed red pepper. Add more of any ingredient to make it taste
as you wish.
Add the chicken. When the pasta is done, drain and rinse it under cold
water to stop the cooking process and pat dry.
Add the pasta to the bowl,
toss the ingredients together and adjust the seasoning.
Transfer the salad to a platter lined with spinach leaves (dressed or
not as you wish with a vinaigrette or favorite salad dressing). Garnish
with cucumbers, peanuts or cilantro.