Aloha for Six Chicken Salad with Soft and Crispy Noodles

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Title: Aloha for Six Chicken Salad with Soft and Crispy Noodles
Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Salads, Poultry


3 Chicken breasts [3/4lb]
-skinless, boneless
1/4 lb Linguine noodles
2 c Snow peas, thin diag slice
1/2 c Sweet red pepper, thin slice
1/2 c Red onion, thinly sliced
12 Leaf lettuce leaves
1 1/2 c Chow mein noodles
3 tb Roasted peanuts, chopped

1 tb Lime juice
1/4 ts Salt
1 pn Pepper
2 sm Garlic cloves, minced

1/4 c Vegetable oil
2 tb Lime juice
2 tb Soy sauce
2 ts Granulated sugar
1/4 ts Salt

Marinade: In bowl, combine lime juice, salt, pepper and garlic; add chicken
turning to coat. Place on lightly greased baking sheet; bake in 350F=180C
oven for 15-20 minutes or until no longer pink inside. Cover and
refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to 8 hours.

Dressing: In small bowl, whisk together oil, lime juice, soy sauce, sugar
and salt; cover and refrigerate for up to 8 hours.

In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook linquine for 8-10 minutes or
until tender but firm; drain and refresh under cold water. Drain well and
place in large bowl.

Slice chicken diagonally into thin strips; add to cooled linguine along
with snow peas, red pepper and onion. Pour dressing over top, toss to coat
well. Place 2 lettuce leaves on each plate; divide salad evenly among
plates. Surround each salad with chow mein noodles. Sprinkle with peanuts.

Per serving: 335 calories, 19 g protein, 16 g fat, 28 g carbohydrate Good
source iron

Variation: substitute 3/4 lb cooked baby shrimp for the chicken; just toss
with the marinade before adding to linguine and vegetables.

Dinner menu: Aloha For Six: Party Planner Info Aloha For Six: Golden Curry
Macadamia Nuts Aloha For Six: Chicken Salad With Soft And Crispy Noodles
Aloha For Six: Ginger-Glazed Pork Tenderloins Aloha For Six: Citrus Sweet
Potatoes Aloha For Six: Stir-fried Broccoli And Sweet Onions Aloha For Six:
Lime Custard With Mange Sauce; or Aloha For Six: Coconut Cookies

Source: Canadian Living Magazine March 1996 by Karen Barnaby


Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V4 #175 by "KAR" on Jul 7,