Chinese Chicken Noodle Salad Recipe

Step 1

Cook the spaghetti in a large pot of boiling water according to the package directions. Pour into a colander, drain and rinse under cold running water, separating the strands while rinsing. Drain well, place in a large bowl and toss with 2 tablespoons of sesame oil. Stir in the remaining ingredients.

Step 2

To make the dressing, whisk all of the dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Pour over the pasta salad and toss well. Cover and refrigerate for several hours to blend the flavors. Bring to room temperature before serving.

Things You'll Need

  • 1lb Spaghetti, broken into 2 to
  • -3 inch pieces
  • 2tb Sesame oil
  • 3 To 4 cups cooked chicken,
  • -cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1bn Green onions with tops,
  • -sliced
  • 1md Cucumber, unpeeled, cut into
  • -thin strips
  • 4oz Sliced water chestnuts (1/2
  • -of an 8-ounce can)
  • 1/3c Chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1c Fresh bean sprouts, rinsed
  • 1/4lb Fresh snow peas, trimmed
  • 1sm Red or yellow pepper, cut
  • -into strips
DRESSING:
  • 2tb Sesame oil
  • 2tb Salad oil
  • 3tb Chinese rice vinegar
  • 1/2ts Hot chili oil
  • 3tb Chopped fresh ginger
  • 2tb Sugar
  • 1/3c Dry sherry
  • 1ts Salt

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