Asian Chicken Bowties

By Emma Koch

Asian Chicken Bowties

May 30, 2013 Updated May 30, 2013 at 8:30 AM EST

Our Asian Chicken Bowties is a unique twist on pasta that'll totally change up your ordinary pasta routine. Give it a shot -- we know you'll love it!

Cooking Time: 10 min

 
What You'll Need:
  • 1 (12-ounce) package bowtie pasta
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 8 ounces fresh sugar snap peas (about 2 cups)
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh shoestring carrots
     
  • 3 cups diced cooked chicken
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
What To Do:
  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions.
     
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, heat peanut oil. Sauté sesame seeds and garlic 3 to 5 minutes, or until the seeds are golden brown. Add soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, and vegetable oil and continue to cook over medium-low heat 2 more minutes. Stir in peas and carrots and cook 5 to 6 minutes, or until crisp-tender. Add chicken and salt and continue to cook 5 additional minutes, or until heated through.
     
  3. Place warm pasta in a serving bowl, pour chicken mixture over it, and toss until evenly coated. Serve immediately.




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