Sesame Noodle Salad with Chicken (01.09.15)

Posted at 11:39 AM, Jan 09, 2015
  • 7-8 oz. udon noodles
  • 2 cups chicken breast, cooked, shredded
  • 1 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/3 cup green onions, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1½ teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup roasted sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste

Cook noodles according to package directions, omitting salt. Drain; let cool. In a large bowl add the noodles, chicken, carrots, onions, salt and pepper. Toss to combine.

Whisk together lime juice, garlic, both oils, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Drizzle over noodle mixture; toss to combine. Garnish each serving with some of the sesame seeds and cilantro.

Note: You can usually find udon noodles in refrigerated section of the produce department. Just omit the spice packet if the recipe calls for that to be included.