Asian Chicken Pasta Salad
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Serves: 8 servings
 
Made with an incredible vinaigrette and simple ingredients! Ready to go in 30 minutes and can be made with or without mandarin oranges. Perfect for picnics and potlucks.
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • ½ tablespoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha
  • 2 teaspoons light brown sugar
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 medium chicken breasts
  • 8 ounces farfalle pasta, cooked al dente and cooled
  • 1 cup coleslaw mix
  • ¼ cup whole or chopped almonds
  • 1 roma tomatoes, diced
  • sesame seeds, to garnish (optional)
  • green onions, to garnish (optional)
Instructions
  1. Whisk together the toasted sesame oil, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, ground ginger, sriracha, and light brown sugar in a small ramekin. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Place half of the mixture into a ziplock bag, add the chicken breasts and place in the refrigerator to marinate for 15 minutes. Reserve the other half of the mixture for the salad dressing.
  3. Remove the chicken breasts from the bag and grill or cook on the stovetop until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165 degrees F. Slice into thin strips when cooked through.
  4. Place the cooked and cooled farfalle pasta into a large bowl, add the reserved dressing, the coleslaw mix, almonds, tomatoes, and grilled chicken and mix until combined.
  5. Garnish with sesame seeds and green onions. (optional)
  6. Serve or store in the refrigerator covered for no more than 3 days.
Recipe by Gal on a Mission at https://www.galonamission.com/asian-chicken-pasta-salad/