Asian Chicken Pasta Salad is a deliciously fresh recipe packed with vibrant flavors. Serving this Stir-fry dish on a bed of small pasta is a brilliant touch. However, ingredients like spinach, bean sprouts, and bell peppers are the “star” of this recipe. Try it today!
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Thoughts About Nutrition
Nutritionally speaking, we knew this recipe would score well. We were surprised by the high-calorie count (471 calories per serving). However, the impressive list of vitamins and minerals boosted this recipe to a “B+“. The high level of sodium comes from using Soy Sauce. Using standard pasta noodles increases the carbohydrates. You can find alternatives for these ingredients, but we presented it “As-is”.
Another Imported Recipe
Imported from Master Cook recipe software, this recipe has become an instant lunch favorite. The recipe was originally cooked up (pun intended) by the folks at the National Pasta Association. We absolutely love their Domain Name (“ilovepasta.org”). Here at Healthy Urban Cooking, we enjoy sources like this. We are tired of always using Food.com or All-recipe.com. So when we find a great recipe like this, we put it in our collection.
Suggestions for Asian Chicken Pasta Salad
In our kitchen, we tinker with most recipes, even our own. Our number one suggestion: Eliminate the Soy Sauce. Instead, use an extra tablespoon of Oriental chili sauce. Also, reduce the amount of chicken by 1/2 cup. This will drop the calories a bit. Another thought would be to add a second leafy green, such as kale, to the recipe. Finally, instead of almonds, use cashews. We feel cashews are more flavorful. Of course, you are free to experiment with other ingredients. Remember, though, “less is more” in the culinary world. Enjoy the recipe. We do!