noodle salad with Thai dressing

Thai noodle salad | jammieJammieBlog.wordpress.comDay 19: noodles and vegetables with a zingy dressing. This salad is real cheering up food. If your day has been a little grey, let this transport you to the hot and steamy streets of Bangkok, with their tuk-tuks, garlands of marigolds and fab street food. It’s quick and easy to make, and the colours of the vegetables alone should start cheering you up within minutes. And it’s so zingy it’s bound to blast you back to life via your taste buds. Just do it!

noodle salad with Thai dressing

(serves 3)

ingredients

150 gr fine bean or rice noodles

300 gr mange touts, rinsed and picked over

1 large carrot, julienned

1 clove of garlic, minced or grated

2 cm ginger root, minced or grated

1 small chilli, finely chopped, or chilli sauce to taste

4 tbsp soya sauce

2 tbsp sesame oil

juice of 1 lime

1 tbsp sugar or agave syrup

handful cashew nuts, roasted

4 spring onions, finely sliced

handful each coriander and mint leaves, roughly torn

method

Cook the noodles according to the instructions, rinse well and drain.

Blanch the mange touts for a few minutes in plenty of salted boiling water. Lift out and drain, and do the same with the carrot strips.

Put the noodles, mange touts and carrots in a serving bowl.

In a small bowl combine the garlic and ginger, soya sauce, sesame oil, lime juice, sugar and chilli, half the mint and coriander.

Pour over the noodles and vegetables and combine lightly but thoroughly.

Serve, topped with the rest of the mint and coriander, the spring onions and cashew nuts.

 

 

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About Marijn Moltzer

Writer based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2 comments

  1. anna ten have

    dat ziet er lekker uit 😊

    Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2016 06:49:21 +0000
    To: annatenhave@hotmail.com

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