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Firehouse Recipe of the Week: Asian Chicken Pasta Salad

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Asian Chicken Pasta Salad


Courtesy of the International Association of Fire Fighters


  • 4 cups thinly cut or shredded cooked chicken

  • 1/4 cup peanut butter (creamy is best)

  • 1/4 cup reduced sodium soy sauce

  • 2 tbsp. rice vinegar

  • 2 tbsp. chili garlic sauce

  • 1 tbsp. sugar

  • 1 tbsp. minced ginger

  • 3 tbsp. fat free, low sodium chicken broth or water

  • 12 oz. linguine

  • 2 carrots, grated

  • 4 scallions, chopped

  • 1 small red pepper, cut into small strips

  • 1 cup of snow peas

  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped


  1. Prepare linguine according to package.
  2. Drain, rinse with cold water and place in large bowl.
  3. While pasta is cooking, blend in a food processor or blender the peanut butter, soy sauce, vinegar, chili garlic sauce, sugar, ginger, and broth until smooth.
  4. Add chicken, snow peas, carrots, scallions, pepper strips, and cilantro to bowl of pasta, toss to distribute.
  5. Pour peanut sauce over chicken and pasta. Toss well to coat. (If you need to thin sauce out, use a little water.)
  6. To serve, place chicken and pasta on bed of lettuce if desired.

Nutrition Facts:

  • Calories 423 
  • Total Fat 9 g
  • Sodium 468 mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 51 g
  • Fiber 4 g
  • Protein 34 g


  Portland Fire & Rescue 

  We Respond: Always Ready, Always There

  November 22, 2011 


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May 20, 2013 at 5:19 PM

As a fan of all things Tuscan I will have to try this pasta salad recipe. I'm always searching for delicious recipes for pasta salad, I recently made this version and it came out DELICIOUS! I will be trying yours sometime this week and coming back with notes :)

Thank you for the share,

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