Chinese Style Pasta Salad
Source of Recipe
1 16-ounce packages dried fettuccine or linguine
4 cups chopped cooked chicken*
1-1/2 cups thinly bias-sliced celery
1/2 cup sliced green onions
1/4 cup snipped fresh cilantro or parsley
1 8-ounce bottle Asian vinaigrette salad dressing
2 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted
1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain again. Transfer fettuccine to a very large bowl. Stir in chicken, celery, green onions, and cilantro. Pour dressing over all; toss to coat well. Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours. Just before serving, sprinkle with sesame seeds. Makes 8 servings.
To Tote: Transport salad and sesame seeds in an insulated cooler with ice packs.
*Note: About 1-1/2 pounds boneless chicken breasts will yield 4 cups chopped cooked chicken; 12 ounces will yield 2 cups chopped cooked chicken.
Nutrition facts per serving:
total fat: 9g
saturated fat: 2g
monounsaturated fat: 2g
polyunsaturated fat: 2g
total sugar: 5g
vitamin A: 0%
vitamin C: 6%