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Szechuan Chicken Pasta Salad

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4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut in thin strips3 tablespoons light soy sauce1/4 teaspoon sugar1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes2 tablespoons sesame oil1/2 pound vermicelli, cooked according to package directions1/2 cup chopped green onions1/2 cup finely grated carrot1/2 cup seeded and grated cucumber1 1/2 cups fresh bean sprouts, rinsed and drainedDressing: recipe follows1 tablespoon sesame seeds


In glass bowl, mix together soy sauce, sugar and red pepper flakes. Add chicken strips, turning to coat; cover and marinate in refrigerator 20 minutes. In frypan, place sesame oil over high heat. Add chicken strips and stir-fry about 5 minutes or until chicken is lightly browned. Remove chicken from frypan and cool. In large bowl, place vermicelli, chicken, green onions, carrots, cucumber and bean sprouts; toss gently to mix well. Pour Dressing over mixture and stir until well coated. Refrigerate 30 minutes, arrange on platter and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Makes 4 servings.

Dressing: In small bowl, whisk together 1/2 cup water, 6 tablespoons light soy sauce, 3 tablespoons peanut butter, 2 tablespoons cider vinegar, 2 teaspoons sugar and 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes.