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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Asian Noodle Salad with Chicken and Plums*

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Category: Pasta, Salads, Poultry, Fruit

 Ingredients List

  • ----------------------------------DRESSING----------------------------------
  • 1/4 c Low-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 tb Low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tb Sesame oil; cold pressed or
  • -light
  • 2 tb Hoisin sauce
  • 3 lg Garlic clove; minced
  • 1 tb Minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 ts Dark sesame oil
  • 1 ts Sugar
  • 1 ts Red pepper flakes; or less
  • Salt; optional
  • Freshly ground pepper


8 oz Poached chicken breast meat;
-or less
4 Ripe firm red plums; pitted
-and cut into chunks, peels
-left on
1 c Shredded bok choy or
-substitute a combination of
-napa and spinach leaves
4 Green onions; sliced
8 oz Angel hair pasta; broken in
1 tb Toasted sesame seeds;
Crisp chow mein noodles;
-optional garnish

For dressing, combine broth, soy sauce, vegetable oil, hoisin sauce,
garlic, ginger, sesame oil, sugar, pepper flakes, salt and pepper in
blender container. Blend for 1 to 2 minutes or until as smooth as desired.
Makes about 12 tablespoons. Set aside.

Shred the chicken into small bite-sized pieces. Transfer to a large serving
bowl. Toss chicken with 2 tablespoon of the dressing.

Prepare the plums, bok choy and green onions. Add to the salad bowl with
the chicken. Add 2 to 3 tablespoons of the dressing; toss to coat.

Bring a pot of water to a boil and cook the pasta al dente. Drain, rinse
with cold water, and drain well. Add to the salad bowl. Toss to combine,
adding a little dressing if needed to moisture.

To serve: If desired, add the rest of the dressing just before serving or
offer it as an extra. Transfer the pasta salad to large shallow bowls;
sprinkle with sesame seed. Offer crisp low-fat chowmein noodles as an

[Per serving with all the dressing: Calories 483; Fat 14 (25%cff);
Cholesterol 34mg; Sodium 472mg]

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