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                            SZECHWAN PASTA SALAD
 
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 Serving Size  : 14   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chinese                          Pasta
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      pounds        Angel hair pasta
      1/2  pound         Cooked turkey
                         Bunch green onions
    1      cup           Mini corn-on-cobs
                         Carrots
    4      tablespoons   Toasted sesame seeds
      1/4  pound         Snow peas
                         Red bell peppers
                         Bunch cilantro
    1      can           Water chestnuts -- dressing-
    2      cups          Mayonnaise
      3/4  cup           Soy sauce
    1      tablespoon    Szechuan hot oil -- or to tast
      1/4  cup           Sesame oil
    1      tablespoon    Dijon mustard
    2                    Garlic cloves -- or more
 
 Cook pasta until Al Dente.  Dice turkey, bell pepper and peeled carrots. Drain
and slice water chestnuts.
 Remove stems from cilantro and use leaves only, saving a few leaves as garnish.
Chop green onions. Slice mini corn cobs.  Slice snow peas on diagonal into thin
strips.  Toast sesame seeds and reserve 1 TBL for garnish.  Toss all ingredients
together. Dressing:
 Combine all ingredients in food processor and process until well-blended. Add to
salad and toss.  Garnish with toasted sesame seeds and cilantro. Makes 14 cups.
 Recipe from LEXI KERN As used by Terry Grant at her restaurant in Tucson.
 
   NOTE:  I double the turkey, snow peas and corn cobs in this recipe. The
 dressing is also wonderful for turkey or chicken salad with jicama, red pepper,
 and green onions.
 
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