Linguine with Chicken and Sauteed Vegetables
1/2 cup vegetable oil
10 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 (12 ounce) package uncooked linguine pasta
salt to taste
1/2 cup chopped broccoli
1/2 cup chopped cabbage
1/2 cup shredded carrots
1/2 cup chopped cauliflower
2 tablespoons diced green onions
1 pound chicken tenders, cut into bite-size pieces
3 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
salt and pepper to taste
1 cup chopped cilantro
4 lime wedges
~ Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Mix in garlic. Cook and stir until golden. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
~ Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Place linguine in pot and cook 8 to 10 minutes, until al dente. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. Set aside 1 tablespoon garlic oil and toss remainder with pasta to coat. Season pasta with salt.
~ Bring a pot of water to a boil. Immerse broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower and green onions in water for about 30 seconds. Drain and set aside.
~ Heat reserved garlic oil in skillet over medium heat. Mix in chicken and 2 tablespoons soy sauce. Cook until chicken juices run clear. Mix in vegetables and remaining soy sauce. Season with salt and pepper. Toss with linguine, and garnish with cilantro and lime to serve.