Definition: Al dente refers to the desired texture of cooked pasta in Italian cooking. It literally means "to the tooth". When the pasta is cooked al dente, there should be a slight resistance in the center when the pasta is chewed.
Chicken Chow Mein ~ bowlful of contrasting colors, texture and flavors coming together in different combinations with each bite... The big hunks of chicken are juicy with a caramelized glaze that's redolent of garlic and five spice. The vegetables are crispy, crunchy and flavorful, and the noodles bring everything together in a savory tangle of al dente curls.