Spicy Szechwan Turkey Salad

Culinary Setting
Meal Type
Smoked Turkey


1 c smooth peanut butter

1/4 c soy sauce

1 tbsp hoisin sauce

1/4 c Asian sesame oil

2 tbsp rice vinegar

2 tbsp finely chopped garlic

2 tbsp peeled and grated fresh gingerroot

1 tsp red pepper flakes

2 tbsp fresh lime juice

1/2 c water

2-1/2 lbs angel hair pasta

6-1/4 lbs MESQUITE SMOKED TURKEY BREAST, skinned and cut into strips, chilled

1 lb red bell pepper, seeded and cut into strips, chilled

3 lbs snow peas, cooked, drained and chilled

3/4 lb celery, cut on the bias

As needed for garnish scallions, chopped

As needed for garnish fresh cilantro sprigs


In a food processor, combine peanut butter, soy and hoisin sauces, sesame oil, vinegar, garlic, gingerroot, pepper flakes, lime juice and water. Process until smooth.

Cook pasta until al dente; drain. Rinse pasta under cold water, drain and toss with peanut dressing. Cover and chill.

Toss pasta with turkey, peppers, peas and celery. Cover and chill.

Garnish with scallions and cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

Total Calories 490

Calories from Fat 110

Total Fat 13 g

% Daily Total Fat 20

Saturated Fat 2 g

% Daily Saturated Fat 10

Cholesterol 60 g

% Daily Cholesterol 20

Sodium 2190 mg

% Daily Sodium 91

Total Carbohydrates 55 g

% Daily Total Carbohydrates 18

Dietary Fiber 5 g

% Daily Dietary Fiber 20

Sugars 8 g

Protein 42 g

% Daily Protein 30

% Daily Vitamin C 130

% Daily Calcium 6

% Daily Iron 25