Asian Noodle Salad

恭喜发财 / 恭喜發財

GŌNGXǏ FĀCÁI / KUNG HEI FAT CHOI

Happy New Year!!

This noodle salad is served cold, and is fairly healthy and refreshing.  Full of colourful vegetables it is a perfect accompaniment to my oriental sticky ribs, please find the recipe for the ribs here:

https://lululemonandlace.com/recipes/comfort-foods/oriental-sticky-ribs/

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please note I didn’t use the cucumber uin the end but you can add this along with the other veggies.

Serves 4

Ingredients:

1 clove garlic grated

20g ginger grated

1 red chilli sliced finely

Handful of fresh mint chopped

Handful fresh coriander chopped

1 1/2 limes

2 carrots chopped into fine strips

1/2 red pepper cooped into fine strips

3 spring onions sliced finely

1/2 tsp five spice paste (you can use the powder if you cannot find the paste)

4 tsp rice wine vinegar

2 tsp fish sauce

1 1/2 tsp white sugar

1/2 Tbsp. sweet chilli sauce

Large handful salted peanuts chopped

1 tsp sea salt

Fine rice noodles (I used half a pack)

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Method:

For the dressing smash the garlic with the salt until a forms a paste.  Add the ginger, mint, lime juice, 5 spice, rice wine vinegar, fish sauce, sugar, sweet chilli sauce and mix well.

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Boil the kettle then soak the noodles in the water for 4 minutes.  Drain then rinse with cold water to cool the noodles.

Have all of your ingredients ready to go…

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Add the carrots, spring onion and red pepper to the noodles and the dressing, mix well.  I used my hands to mix this.

Sprinkle in the nuts and the coriander, reserving a little bit for decoration.  Mix well again.

Serve with a sprinkling of nuts, coriander, the finely sliced chilli and  a couple of lime wedges.

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noodle cover

Enjoy xxx

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Asian Noodles

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
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noodle cover

by Lululemonandlace

Ingredients:

1 clove garlic grated

20g ginger grated

1 red chilli sliced finely

Handful of fresh mint chopped

Handful fresh coriander chopped

1 1/2 limes

2 carrots chopped into fine strips

1/2 red pepper cooped into fine strips

3 spring onions sliced finely

1/2 tsp five spice paste (you can use the powder if you cannot find the paste)

4 tsp rice wine vinegar

2 tsp fish sauce

1 1/2 tsp white sugar

1/2 Tbsp. sweet chilli sauce

Large handful salted peanuts chopped

1 tsp sea salt

Fine rice noodles (I used half a pack)

Method:

For the dressing smash the garlic with the salt until a forms a paste.  Add the ginger, mint, lime juice, 5 spice, rice wine vinegar, fish sauce, sugar, sweet chilli sauce and mix well.

Boil the kettle then soak the noodles in the water for 4 minutes.  Drain then rinse with cold water to cool the noodles.

Have all of your ingredients ready to go…

Add the carrots, spring onion and red pepper to the noodles and the dressing, mix well.  I used my hands to mix this.

Sprinkle in the nuts and the coriander, reserving a little bit for decoration.  Mix well again.

Serve with a sprinkling of nuts, coriander, the finely sliced chilli and  a couple of lime wedges.

Lulu xxx

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