Thai Noodle Salad

Serves: 6Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 hour 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. minced fresh basil
  • ¼ cup minced fresh mint
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 Tbsp. Asian sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp. grated fresh ginger
  • 1 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. lime juice
  • ⅛ tsp. ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup julienned carrot (1“ long pieces)
  • 1 cup julienned red bell pepper (1“ long pieces)
  • 1 cup julienned cucumber (1“ long pieces)
  • ½ cup chopped scallions
  • ½ cup bean sprouts
  • 1 lb. angel hair pasta, cooked, drained, and rinsed in cold water
  • ½ cup chopped peanuts

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine basil, mint, coconut milk, sesame oil, ginger, garlic, salt, lime juice, and cayenne pepper. Mix well and set aside.
  • Drop the carrot and bell pepper into boiling water and cook 1 minute until barely tender. Plunge immediately into cold water and drain. Transfer to a large bowl and add cucumber, scallions, and bean sprouts.
  • Stir in the pasta and reserved sauce. Mix well and refrigerate 1 hour. Garnish with peanuts before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. minced fresh basil
  • ¼ cup minced fresh mint
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 Tbsp. Asian sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp. grated fresh ginger
  • 1 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. lime juice
  • ⅛ tsp. ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup julienned carrot (1“ long pieces)
  • 1 cup julienned red bell pepper (1“ long pieces)
  • 1 cup julienned cucumber (1“ long pieces)
  • ½ cup chopped scallions
  • ½ cup bean sprouts
  • 1 lb. angel hair pasta, cooked, drained, and rinsed in cold water
  • ½ cup chopped peanuts

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine basil, mint, coconut milk, sesame oil, ginger, garlic, salt, lime juice, and cayenne pepper. Mix well and set aside.
  • Drop the carrot and bell pepper into boiling water and cook 1 minute until barely tender. Plunge immediately into cold water and drain. Transfer to a large bowl and add cucumber, scallions, and bean sprouts.
  • Stir in the pasta and reserved sauce. Mix well and refrigerate 1 hour. Garnish with peanuts before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories490
Total Fat18g
Saturated Fat7g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium320mg
Total Carbohydrate66g
Dietary Fiber6g
Sugars5g
Protein15g