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Cold Rice Noodle Salad with Spicy Lime Vinaigrette

Crunchy veggies, aromatic fresh herbs, and savoury rice noodles are just right in this cold noodle salad. Perfect for slurping up on a hot summer day, when turning on your oven is out of the question.
20 min
PREP TIME
5 min
COOK TIME
189
CALORIES
15
INGREDIENTS
6
Servings

INGREDIENTS

  • Spicy Lime Vinaigrette:
  • 1/4 cup (125 ml) fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup (125 ml) rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup (125 ml) sugar
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) Fish Sauce
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) Organic Crushed Red Pepper
  • Cold Rice Noodles:
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) salt
  • 1 pkg (198 g) Stir-Fry Rice Noodles
  • 1 medium cucumber, halved lengthwise, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup (250 ml) shredded carrots
  • 1/4 cup (50 ml) chopped fresh Thai basil
  • 1/4 cup (50 ml) chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) thin red onion slices

Preparation

  • 1 For the Vinaigrette: In medium bowl, combine all ingredients. Set aside.
  • 2 Prepare noodles according to package directions. Rinse under cold water; drain well. Place noodles in large bowl. Add remaining ingredients and Vinaigrette; toss gently. Cover.
  • 3 Refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavours.
  • 4 Thai Kitchen Tip: Thai basil has dark green leaves with purple stems and has a licorice flavour. It can be found in most Asian markets. If unavailable, substitute Italian basil.

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