This is a delicious cold salad to enjoy on a warm summer evening. Enjoy!
Oriental Chicken Pasta Salad
1/4 cup sesame seeds
1 16 oz package of gluten free penne pasta
1/3 cup olive oil
1/3 cup gluten free soy sauce
1/3 cup rice vinegar
1 tsp. sesame oil
3 Tbsp. brown sugar
1 tsp. fresh grated ginger
1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
3 cups chopped cooked chicken breast meat
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/3 cup chopped green onions
Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add sesame seeds and cook,
stirring frequently until lightly toasted. Remove from heat.
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.
Add pasta and cook per directions on package.
Drain pasta and rinse under cold water.
Place in a large bowl.
In a bowl, add olive oil, soy sauce, rice vinegar,
sesame oil, and brown sugar.
Add the grated ginger and black pepper.
Whisk until well blended.
Add chicken, cilantro, and green onions.
Pour over pasta and stir until evenly coated.
Add toasted sesame seeds and gently stir.
Serve cold. Enjoy!