This quick-prep, creamy, Asian-inspired pasta salad is a meal in itself or a great BBQ or picnic side dish. Slideshow:  More Chicken Recipes 

Kristen Stevens
September 2014

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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
30 mins
Yield:
2
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Season the chicken breast with 1/8 teaspoon each of sea salt and freshly ground pepper. In a small pan, heat the extra-virgin olive oil over medium high heat. Add the chicken and cook for 1 minute. Turn the chicken, reduce the heat, cover and cook for 8 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat and leave covered for 10 minutes, then shred the chicken with 2 forks.

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  • Meanwhile, in a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain, and rinse the pasta under cold running water.

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, Greek yogurt, sesame oil, soy sauce, brown sugar and 1/8 teaspoon of sea salt.

  • In a large bowl, toss the pasta and chicken with the dressing. Add the grated carrot and green onion and toss to coat.