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Stir Fried Chicken Salad With Szechwan Noodles

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  Chicken breast halves 3 , skinned, boned and cut into 3/8-inch julienne slices
  Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Chinese egg noodles 1 1⁄4 Pound (Fresh Or Dried)
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Red bell peppers 3 Large
  Green onions 5 , cut diagonally into 1/4-inch pieces
  White wine vinegar 3 Tablespoon
  Chili oil 3 Tablespoon
  Sesame oil 3 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Szechwan peppercorns 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon, ground in mortar and strained
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 6 Tablespoon

Pat chicken dry.
Heat 3 tablespoons vegetable oil in wok or heavy large skillet over medium-high heat until very hot but not smoking.
Add chicken and stir-fry just until opaque, about 3 minutes.
Set chicken aside.
Bring large amount of salted water to rapid boil over high heat.
Add noodles and cook until firm but tender to the bite (al dente).
Drain well.
Transfer to large bowl.
Add 1 tablespoon vegetable oil and toss gently to coat.
Broil peppers 6 inches from heat source, turning occasionally, until all sides are blackened.
Transfer peppers to plastic bag and seal tightly.
Set aside for 10 minutes to steam.
Slip charred skins off peppers and discard.
Cut out stem and seeds.
Rinse peppers if necessary to remove any seeds; pat dry.
Cut into 1/4-inch julienne.
Combine onions, vinegar, hot chili oil, sesame oil, sugar, salt, Szechwan peppercorns and freshly ground pepper in medium bowl.
Heat remaining 6 tablespoons vegetable oil in small saucepan until very hot but not smoking.
Pour hot oil over onion mixture in thin steady stream, stirring constantly.
Set aside for 15 minutes (hot oil will release flavor of spices).
Reserve some of red bell pepper for garnish; add remaining red pepper to noodles.
Add green onion mixture and chicken and toss gently using fork or chopsticks.
Arrange reserved red pepper strips over top.
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate.
Bring to room temperature.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4998 Calories from Fat 2376

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 266 g409.2%

Saturated Fat 47.1 g235.7%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 828.3 mg276.1%

Sodium 4650.5 mg193.8%

Total Carbohydrates 443 g147.5%

Dietary Fiber 30.4 g121.4%

Sugars 27.2 g

Protein 195 g389.3%

Vitamin A 327.6% Vitamin C 863.8%

Calcium 33% Iron 190.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Stir Fried Chicken Salad With Szechwan Noodles Recipe