Aloha for six: chicken salad with soft & cr

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
3 Chicken breasts [3/4lb] skinless, boneless
¼ pounds Linguine noodles
2 cups Snow peas, thin diag slice
½ cup Sweet red pepper, thin slice
½ cup Red onion, thinly sliced
12 Leaf lettuce leaves
1½ cup Chow mein noodles
3 tablespoons Roasted peanuts, chopped
1 tablespoon Lime juice
¼ teaspoon Salt
1 pinch Pepper
2 smalls Garlic cloves, minced
¼ cup Vegetable oil
2 tablespoons Lime juice
2 tablespoons Soy sauce
2 teaspoons Granulated sugar
¼ teaspoon 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 ¾ 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 [-=PAM=-] PA_Meadows@...

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