Peanut, Chicken, And Soba Noodle Salad

  in Recipes, Salads

Adapted from Emeril Lagasse
Serves 4

1 package soba noodles, cooked until al dente in salted water, rinsed in cold water, drained, and tossed with 1 tablespoon oil
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
4 green onions, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
½ teaspoon dried ginger
¼ cup smooth peanut butter
¼ cup tamari
¼ cup vegetable broth
¼ cup cilantro, chopped
2 tablespoons fish sauce
Juice of 1 lime
1 teaspoon natural cane sugar
½ – 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 red pepper, chopped
2 cooked chicken breasts, chopped
2 tablespoons roasted peanuts, chopped

In a blender, add 2 tablespoons of the green onions, garlic, oil, ginger, peanut butter, soy sauce, broth, cilantro, fish sauce, lime juice, sugar and red pepper flakes. Blend until smooth. Toss the dressing with the noodles, red pepper, remaining green onions and chicken in a large bowl. Chill until ready to serve.