Thai Pasta with Chicken

A Thai inspired pasta dish bursting with the flavors of soy sauce, garlic and hot pepper!


1 pound linguine

3 garlic cloves, minced

1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar


6 Tablespoons natural peanut butter

1/3 cup soy sauce

hot pepper flakes, to taste

7 Tablespoons olive oil

1 pound asparagus, cut into 1-inch diagonal pieces

2 whole boneless chicken breasts, skinned, poached and thinly sliced

5 Tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted

1 bunch scallions, chopped

1 cucumber, peeled and chopped

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Cook linguine according to package directions. Rinse under cold water and drain.
In a food processor blend garlic, vinegar, honey, peanut butter, soy sauce and red pepper flakes. Process for 1 minute. Add oil, 1 Tablespoon at a time, on low speed until well combined.
Blanch asparagus in boiling water for 1 minute. Rinse in cold water. Drain well.
Place linguine and chicken in a serving bowl. Toss well with sauce and 4 Tablespoons of sesame seeds. Arrange asparagus, chicken, scallions, cucumber on top of pasta and sprinkle remaining 1 Tablespoon of sesame seeds on top. Serve at room temperature.
Serves: 6