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Warm Brown Rice Noodles with Sesame Sauce and Chicken

2 T soy sauce (reduced sodium preferred)
2-3 T rice vinegar
1/2 tsp dried red pepper flakes (or to taste)
1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter (natural style is best)
1 T sesame oil
1 t peeled and grated fresh ginger root (or leave in whole chunk and remove prior to serving)
1/2 low sodium chicken broth
1 lb Brown Rice Linguine or Fettucine
4 chopped scallions
1 cooked chicken breast (about 8 oz), chopped into bite sized pieces

Combine all the ingredients except the pasta, chicken and scallions in a saucepan, heat until simmering, stirring well until smooth and slightly thick. Let cool slightly

Cook the noodles according to package directions. Drain noodles and toss with the sauce along with the chicken and the scallions. If sauce has become a bit thick, thin it with warm water.
Serve warm or at room temperature. Serves 6-8
If a gluten free version is preferred, use gluten free soy sauce.

Author: ssleedsrd1843

Sari Schlussel-Leeds, MS, RD, CDN is a Registered Dietitian who loves to cook and to eat! Her love of both naturally led to a career in nutrition. After years practicing clinical nutrition, Sari now focuses on Nutrition Education. Sari’s limits her private practice to the counseling of adults specializing in medical nutrition therapy. With “moderation” as her mantra, Sari knows that no matter what the condition, eating needs to be pleasurable. Her blog,, is a forum reflecting that mantra with healthful and delicious foods as well as tips for a healthy lifestyle. All content of is the intellectual property of Sari Schlussel-Leeds, MS, RDN, CDN

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