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Glazed Chicken and Szechuan Noodle Salad Recipe
Photo: Johnny Autry & Randy Mayor

Glazed Chicken and Szechuan Noodle Salad

Time: 40 minutes

Simple Sub: Use whole-wheat linguine in place of udon noodles.

Serve with Sesame Broccoli: Add water to a large saucepan to a depth of 1 inch; set a large vegetable steamer in pan. Bring water to a boil over high heat. Add 1 (12-ounce) package broccoli florets to steamer. Steam broccoli, covered, 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Place broccoli in a medium bowl. Add 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds, 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil, ¼ teaspoon kosher salt, and ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper to broccoli; toss well. CALORIES 67; FAT 4.9g (sat 0.7g); SODIUM 143mg

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