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Soy Grilled Chicken Breast and Watercress Pasta Salad

Soy Grilled Chicken Breast and Watercress Pasta Salad


4 boneless chicken breast halves (about 1 pound)
8 ounces farfalle (bowtie pasta) or linguine
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 teaspoon chili paste
4 scallions, chopped, green and white parts kept separate
1/4 cup red wine
3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
1 tablespoon minced ginger
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
1 tablespoon sesame oil
3 tablespoons canola oil
1 yellow bell pepper, cored, seeded and julienned
1/2 pound asparagus spears, cooked and cut into 1 or 2-inch long pieces
3 bunches watercress
1 mango, cubed
1/2 cup Italian-style salad dressing
2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  Vegetable oil cooking spray

Cooking Instructions


1. To make marinade for chicken, combine soy sauce, chili paste, scallion whites, red wine, garlic, ginger, and black pepper in a bowl and whisk to blend. Add chicken and let marinate.

2. Cook pasta in salted boiling water until al dente; drain.

3. To make pasta dressing, whisk together mustard, vinegar, sesame oil, and 2 tablespoons canola oil. Toss pasta, yellow pepper, asparagus, watercress and 2 tablespoons of scallion greens with dressing.

4. To make mango dressing, whisk together lime juice, Italian dressing and remaining 1 tablespoon canola oil. Add mango cubes and toss gently to mix.

4. Coat grill with cooking spray and add chicken in a single layer. Grill 6 to 7 minutes per side, until browned and cooked through. Let rest for 10 minutes.

5. To serve, cut chicken breasts diagonally into half-inch wide strips. Toss chicken with pasta and mango dressing. Garnish with remaining scallion greens.

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