Chinese-Style Pasta Salad
16 ounce package dried fettuccine or linguine
cups chopped cooked chicken*
cups thinly bias-sliced celery
cup sliced green onions
cup snipped fresh cilantro or parsley
8 ounce bottle Asian vinaigrette salad dressing
teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted
- 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.
From the Test Kitchen
Transport salad and sesame seeds in an insulated cooler with ice packs.
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(Chinese-Style Pasta Salad)
- Per serving:
- 399 kcal cal.,
- 9 g fat
- (2 g sat. fat,
- 2 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 2 g monounsatured fat),
- 62 mg chol.,
- 754 mg sodium,
- 48 g carb.,
- 2 g fiber,
- 5 g sugar,
- 29 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet