Search thousands of recipes reviewed by home cooks like you.

Sesame Chicken Pasta Salad

Sesame Chicken Pasta Salad

  • Prep

    20 m
  • Cook

    10 m
  • Ready In

    30 m
Annie

Annie

This is perfect for any potluck. This salad packs a lot of flavor and is very hearty. You will get rave reviews with this one.

Save to Recipe Box

Ingredients {{adjustedServings}} servings

Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 6 servings

Adjust

Nutrition

Amount per serving ({{servings}} total)

  • Calories:
  • 475 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 19.4 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 54g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 23.3 g
  • 47%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 1871 mg
  • 75%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Add to list

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a small skillet over medium-low heat. Stir in sesame seeds and cook until golden brown. Remove from heat. Stir in soy sauce, vinegar, and sugar. Pour dressing into a sealable container, and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together pasta, cooked chicken, and 1 cup dressing (reserve remaining dressing). Cover salad, and refrigerate at least 6 hours.
  4. Directly before serving, stir in parsley, green onions, and spinach. Toss with remaining dressing, if desired.
  5. All done! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments!
Rate recipe

Your rating

{{ratingWords}}
Cancel
Submit

Reviews

FBA
26

FBA

7/24/2005

I brought some in to work for a friend of mine (who happens to be a gourmet cook) to taste. She said it was fabulaous & one of the best pasta salads she'd ever had. I used whole wheat shells and substituted Splenda for the sugar. I think it would be good with whole wheat angel hair pasta & I'm going to try adding some broccoli florets cut up & a little grated carrot for color next time. Shrimp would probably be a nice substitute for the chicken as well.

MRSCOACH2U
19

MRSCOACH2U

7/10/2005

YUM. I was put in charge of brining a salad to a weekend BBQ and I got the most compliements of the day with this one! I did add some water chestnuts for some crunch (without changing the flavor of the salad). I will be making this time and time again this summer as I am sure everyone I gave the recipe at the BBQ will. This can be served alone as a main course too.

ROSEMOMMY
19

ROSEMOMMY

5/16/2005

I tried this over the weekend to accompany our BBQ and this was excellent. It could even be the main course as it got the most compliments of anything else served. Nice and fresh and perfect for the hot day we had. You may want to double this recipe, I did and it still went quick.

More reviews

Similar recipes

ADVERTISEMENT