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Oriental Chicken and Noodle Salad


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Ingredients

1 (8-ounce) package vermicelli
Sesame-Ginger Dressing (recipe follows)
1 tablespoon peanut oil
1 pound chicken tenders or boneless, skinless chicken breasts
4 ounces snow peas (about 1 cup)
6 large Boston lettuce leaves
2 large fully ripened, fresh Florida tomatoes (about 1 pound), cut in thin wedges

SESAME-GINGER DRESSING
3 tablespoons sugar
1/3 cup vinegar
1/4 cup peanut oil
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
1/4 teaspoon hot red pepper sauce
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger


Cook vermicelli according to package directions; drain. Transfer noodles to a bowl; toss with half of the Sesame-Ginger Dressing. In a skillet, over medium high heat, heat oil until hot. Add chicken; cook, turning often, until lightly browned and cooked through, about 5 minutes. Add snow peas; cook and stir until crisp-tender, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat; cool slightly; tear chicken into bite-sized pieces; return to skillet. Stir remaining dressing into mixture. To serve: On a large platter, arrange lettuce. Top with noodles, fresh tomato wedges and chicken mixture. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds, if desired.



4 to 6 servings



SESAME-GINGER DRESSING


In a small jar, combine ingredients. Cover tightly; shake well.


Pairs Well With


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