4 months ago

Thai Peanut Pasta Salad

Tempt your taste buds with this easy noodle salad – great for lunch or a light dinner. It comes together in a snap, thanks to a rotisserie chicken from our deli, on sale every Friday for just $6.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups pulled chicken
  • ½ pound spaghettini pasta, uncooked
  • ⅓ cup carrots, shredded
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • ⅓ cup dry roasted peanuts, chopped
  • ⅓ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 dash crushed red pepper

Directions

  1. Slice chicken into julienne strips.
  2. Break pasta into thirds.
  3. Cook pasta in boiling salted water (2 quarts water, 1 teaspoon salt) until just tender (about 5 minutes); drain. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  4. In large bowl, combine chicken, pasta, carrots, green onions and peanuts. Combine remaining ingredients until thoroughly mixed. Toss into chicken mixture.
  5. Refrigerate, covered, until ready to serve.