Thai Noodle Salad

Thai Noodle Salad
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Thai Noodle Salad

Nasoya

Thai Noodle Salad

This simple shiratake noodle salad can be served cool, at room temperature, or even warm depending on your mood. Add any vegetables you have on hand like baby bok choy or broccoli. Recipe courtesy of Nasoya.

4
Servings
106
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

Purple cabbage offers gorgeous color to this colorful salad. Please note, however, that it may impart a violet color to the noodles if not consumed at the time of preparation.

Ingredients

For the dressing:

  • 1/3  Cup  pure maple syrup
  • 2  Tablespoons  soy sauce or tamari
  • 1  Tablespoon  toasted or roasted sesame oil
  • cloves garlic, minced
  • 1  Teaspoon  minced fresh ginger
  • ¼ to ½  Teaspoon  cayenne pepper

For the salad:

  • package tofu spaghetti or fettuccine, such as Pasta Zero
  • ½  small purple cabbage or 1/4 regular green cabbage, coarsely chopped
  • large carrot, coarsely shredded
  • scallions, sliced
  • ½  Cup  chopped peanuts
  • 1/3  Cup  chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2  Teaspoons  lime juice

Directions

For the dressing:

In a medium bowl, whisk together the syrup, soy sauce, oil, garlic, ginger, and cayenne pepper.

 

For the salad:

Rinse the tofu pasta for several minutes in a colander, then place in a dry, nonstick skillet over medium heat for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Set aside to cool.

Place the cabbage, carrots, scallions, peanuts, and cilantro in a large bowl. Add the cooled noodles and set aside.

Add the dressing to the salad and toss gently to combine. Drizzle with the lime juice and serve.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
4g
6%
Sugar
10g
11%
Cholesterol
12mg
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
12g
9%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Calcium, Ca
21mg
2%
Choline, total
17mg
4%
Folate, total
1µg
0%
Magnesium, Mg
11mg
3%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Phosphorus, P
54mg
8%
Selenium, Se
7µg
13%
Sodium, Na
432mg
29%
Water
25g
1%

Thai Shopping Tip

To find the ingredients you need to cook Southeast Asian cuisine, try to find specialty grocery stores in the Asian neighborhoods in your town.

Thai Cooking Tip

Southeast Asian Cuisine is about the balance of flavors between sweet and sour; hot and mild. When working with Asian chiles, the smaller ones are usually spicier. Handle with caution and care.