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Perfect Peanut Pasta with Chicken and Veggies

Categories: Legumes, Pasta, Poultry, Vegetables
Portions:
4
Step 1
1/2 lb • Whole wheat spaghetti • cooked
1 tsp • Kosher salt
1/4 cup • Creamy peanut butter
2 tbsp • Honey
1 1/2 tbsp • White vinegar
2 1/2 tbsp • Reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 tsp • Dark sesame oil
1 tsp • Ginger • finely minced
2 • Garlic cloves • finely minced
3/4 tsp • Red-pepper flakes
Bring a large pot of water to a boil, add salt if using. Add the pasta and cook until al dente, 8 to 10 minutes.

Drain pasta and reserve cup cooking water. Briefly rinse pasta under warm running water. Set aside.

In medium bowl whisk peanut butter, reserved pasta cooking water, vinegar, honey, soy sauce, sesame seed oil, ginger, garlic and red pepper flakes until smooth and creamy. Pour over warm pasta.
Step 2
12 oz • Cooked, boneless, skinless chicken breasts • cut into 1/2-in strips
1 • Medium cucumber • peeled,seeded, julienned
1 • Red bell pepper • halved and julienned
1 • Medium carrot • peeled and julienned
1 tbsp • Chopped peanuts
1 tsp • Chopped peanuts
2 • Scallions • chopped
Toss the pasta with chicken, cucumber, red bell pepper. Sprinkle each serving with scallions and 1 tsp. chopped peanuts. Serve warm or cold.
Nutritional Analysis
Calories523 
Protein41g
164
31%
Carbs62g
248
47%
Fat15g
135
26%
Cholesterol72mg 
Sodium500mg 
Information is on a per portion basis.
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