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Sesame Chicken Pasta Salad

Spend thirty minutes making this meal prep sesame chicken pasta salad and you will be good to go for work lunches during the week!  Packed full of healthy ingredients and tossed in a tangy sesame dressing.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 4
Calories: 450kcal

Ingredients

Pasta

  • 2 cups 4.6 oz uncooked pasta

Chicken:

  • 2 large chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

Sesame Vinaigrette

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1.5 tablepoons honey
  • 1.5 tablespoon sesame oil
  • ¾ teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic optional
  • tsp salt

Other

  • 10 oz bag of Mann's Power Blend
  • sesame seeds
  • green onions

Instructions

  • Cook the pasta according to package directions.
  • Heat oven to 425°F.
  • Toss the chicken breasts in the sesame oil and soy sauce and bake in a small baking dish for 10 minutes.
  • Flip and return to the oven for 10 (small chicken breasts) to 15 (large chicken breasts) minutes, until cooked through.
  • Allow to rest for 5 minutes on a cutting board before slicing into strips.
  • Shake together all vinaigrette ingredients, and toss in a large bowl with the cooked chicken, pasta, and Mann's Power Blend, until completely coated.
  • Divide amongst 4 storage containers (at least 2 cup capacity), sprinkle with sesame seeds and green onions, and refrigerate.

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Notes

Refrigerate for up to 4 days.

Nutrition

Serving: 1lunch bowl | Calories: 450kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 577mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 11g