Oriental main dish salad

Yield: 1 Recipe

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Oregon hazelnut butter
⅓ cup Hot water
¼ cup Soy sauce
2 tablespoons Red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons Oriental sesame oil
2 teaspoons Granulated sugar
2 \N Garlic cloves; crushed
1 teaspoon Crushed hot red pepper
1 \N Can (5 oz.) white turkey (or chicken meat)
½ pounds Pasta (linguine, fettuccine, seashells, etc.)
1 tablespoon Vegetable oil
¾ cup Roasted & chopped hazelnuts (Oregon hazelnuts)
½ cup Green onions
1 \N Bunch broccoli cut into 1\" florets
6 smalls Carrots cut in half lengthwise

Combine hazelnut butter and hot water in blender or processor, mix until smooth. Add soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil, sugar, garlic and red pepper, blend. Place meat (shredded slightly) in a medium bowl.

Add hazelnut sesame sauce and stir. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator 2 hours. In a large pot of boiling water, cook pasta until tender but firm, about 10 minutes. Drain and rinse under cool water. Drain well. In a large saucepan of boiling water, cook carrots about 3 minutes, then add broccoli and cook 3 more minutes, until broccoli is bright green and crisp-tender. Drain and rinse until cool; drain well. In a large bowl, toss pasta with vegetable oil. Add meat and sauce, vegetables, hazelnuts and onions. Toss and serve slightly chilled or at room temperature.

* COOKFDN brings you this recipe with permission from: * Oregon Hazelnut Industry and The Hazelnut Marketing Board

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