Sesame Chicken Pasta Salad

Sesame Chicken Pasta Salad

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 6

    * 6 ounces uncooked spiral pasta

  • ¼

    * ¼ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • * ⅓ cup white wine vinegar

  • 2

    * 2 tablespoons canola oil

  • 2

    * 2 tablespoons sugar

  • 2

    * 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted

  • ½

    * ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼

    * ¼ teaspoon pepper

  • 3

    * 3 cups chopped cooked chicken breast

  • 2

    * 2 cups torn fresh spinach

  • ½

    * ½ cup sliced green onions

  • ¼

    * ¼ cup minced fresh parsley

Directions

* Cook pasta according to package directions. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the soy sauce, vinegar, oil, sugar, sesame seeds, salt and pepper; shake well. Drain pasta and rinse in cold water; place in a bowl. Add chicken and half of the dressing; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Set remaining dressing aside. * Just before serving, add the spinach, onions, parsley and remaining dressing; toss to coat. Yield: 8 servings. Nutritional Analysis: One serving (1 cup) equals 181 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 496 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 19 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 very lean meat, 1 starch, 1 fat.


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