Asian Chicken Bowties
Cooking Time: 10 min
What You'll Need:
1 (12-ounce) package bowtie pasta
2 tablespoons peanut oil
1/2 cup sesame seeds
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup white vinegar
1/2 cup sugar
3/4 cup vegetable oil
8 ounces fresh sugar snap peas (about 2 cups)
1 1/2 cups fresh shoestring carrots
3 cups diced cooked chicken
1/2 teaspoon salt
What To Do:
1. Prepare pasta according to package directions.
2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, heat peanut oil. Sauté sesame seeds and garlic 3 to 5 minutes, or until the seeds are golden brown. Add soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, and vegetable oil and continue to cook over medium-low heat 2 more minutes. Stir in peas and carrots and cook 5 to 6 minutes, or until crisp-tender. Add chicken and salt and continue to cook 5 additional minutes, or until heated through.
3. Place warm pasta in a serving bowl, pour chicken mixture over it, and toss until evenly coated. Serve immediately.
Thinking ahead to dessert? We always do! How about staying in the Asian theme and serving a plate of our Almond Cookies!