Peanut Noodles With Chicken and Pears

Peanut Noodles With Chicken and Pears
Elizabeth Zeschin
Crisp, juicy pears offset the creamy, nutty noodles.

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Serves 4
preparation
20
minutes
cooking
30
minutes

Ingredients

1
pound
spaghetti
1
cup
creamy peanut butter
1/4
cup
white vinegar
1
tablespoon
sesame oil
1/2
teaspoon
kosher salt
1
2- to 2 1/2-pound rotisserie chicken, meat shredded (2 cups)
1
pear, such as Bosc or Bartlett, peeled and thinly sliced
5
scallions, trimmed and thinly sliced
1/3
cup
roasted peanuts, roughly chopped
2
small red serrano chilies, seeded and thinly sliced (optional)

Directions

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package instructions. Drain and rinse under cold water.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk the peanut butter, vinegar, oil, 1 cup water, and salt until smooth.
  3. Toss the dressing with the pasta, chicken, pear, scallions, peanuts, and chilies, if desired.
Kay Chun
July 2003

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 441
  • Fat 49 g
  • Sat Fat 9 g
  • Cholesterol 62 mg
  • Sodium 606 mg
  • Protein 56 g
  • Carbohydrate 110 g
  • Sugar 13 g
  • Fiber 12 g
  • Iron 6 mg
  • Calcium 54 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.