Sesame Noodles with Chicken

Total Time:
25 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
10 min
Ingredients
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 pound spaghetti or Chinese egg noodles
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 1 -inch piece peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 Kirby cucumber, halved and sliced
  • 1 cup shredded cooked chicken
  • 6 scallions (white and green parts), sliced
  • 1/4 cup dry-roasted peanuts, chopped
Directions

1. Bring a large pot of cold water to a boil over high heat. Generously salt boiling water, add pasta, and cook, stirring occasionally, until al dente, about 8 to 10 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold running water, transfer to a large bowl and toss with sesame oil.

2. Chop garlic and ginger in a blender. With motor running, add peanut butter, soy sauce, brown sugar, vinegar, and red pepper and blend until smooth. Blend in 1/4 cup water. Pour over reserved spaghetti and toss to distribute.

3. Top pasta with cucumber, chicken, scallions, and peanuts to serve.

Calories: 555

Total Fat: 20 grams

Saturated Fat: 3.5 grams

Total Carbohydrate: 71 grams

Protein: 25 grams

Sodium: 1324 milligrams

Cholesterol: 20 milligrams

Fiber: 5 grams


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