The Craft Closet

Chicken Pasta Salad

Here’s another recipe page from our Volume 2 Recipe Class:

Voila Recipe Page

The recipe is on the back of the chef tag.


Stamp: Voila

Ink: Stazon Jet Black, Chocolate Chip Craft Ink

Paper: Confetti White, Real Red Print DSP, Kraft Print DSP

Accessories: Watercolor Wonder Crayons (Close to Cocoa, Real Red, Blush Blossom, Going Gray), Heat Tool, Clear Embossing Powder, 5/8″ Grosgrain Ribbon, 5/8″ Real Red Grosgrain Ribbon, Linen Thread, Pewter Jumbo Eyelet Crop-a-Dile, Blender Pen

Here’s the recipe:

1 bag rigatoni pasta

3-4 chicken breasts (you can also use already cooked rotisserie chicken)

2 bunches fresh spinach or 2 bunches fresh broccoli

green onions, chopped (optional)

For sauce:

1/4 to 1/2 cup toasted black sesame seeds

2 teaspoons sesame oil

2/3 cup rice vinegar

1 cup sugar

1 cup vegetable oil

2/3 cup shoyu (aka: soy sauce)

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1 teaspoon ginger, grated

Boil pasta as directed on the package.  Drain well.  Sprinkle chicken with garlic salt and pepper and then pan fry if using fresh chicken breasts.  cool and shred chicken.  Mix shredded chicken and pasta together and then pour sauce over it.  You may not need to use all of the sauce.  Let sauce soak for a few hours but not necessary.  When ready to serve, toss in the spinach leaves or broccoli gently and top with green onions.


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  1. * Charlotte Cook says:

    Love the card! neat way to share the recipe. IS there a place on your blog that you share the recipe? I have just started liking chicken salad and was interested in your recipe, but couldn’t quite read it.

    | Reply Posted 8 years, 4 months ago
    • * craftcloset says:

      Hi Charlotte, Please bear with me. I’m new to blogging and am trying to figure out a way to add a page where I can post recipes from my recipe pages. I realize the photos aren’t big enough to view the recipe to copy, and I apologize for that. I’ll edit my previous posts to include the recipes below the details of the page.

      | Reply Posted 8 years, 4 months ago
  2. * Charlotte Cook says:

    Thanks so much! This sounds really yummy! All the ingredients, I like! I appreciate you going to the trouble.

    | Reply Posted 8 years, 4 months ago

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