Chicken Noodle Salad
Step up your pasta salad game with this spicy Asian-style version that acts as the perfect catch-all for summer vegetables and any leftover chicken you have around. Thin slices of carrots, bell peppers, and green onions combine with spaghetti and shredded chicken under a sweet and spicy rice vinegar-based dressing. Just remember to make this ahead of time; the longer it sits, the more the flavors blossom. When you're ready to serve, toss in the peanuts, basil, mint, and cilantro to really bring this together. Anyone who labored over a traditional pasta salad will be jealous! Get the recipe for Chef John's Chicken Noodle Salad.