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Vietnamese Rice-Noodle Salad

Vietnamese Rice-Noodle Salad

  • Prep

    15 m
  • Ready In

    15 m
JEN

JEN

This is a good salad for a hot day.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 432 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 5.3 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 89.5g
  • 29%
  • Protein:
  • 6.6 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 188 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Mince the garlic with the cilantro and the hot pepper. Transfer the mixture to a bowl, add the lime juice, fish sauce or salt and sugar; stir well. Let the sauce sit for 5 minutes.
  2. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the rice noodles; boil them for 2 minutes. Drain well. Rinse the noodles with cold water until they have cooled. Let them drain again.
  3. Combine the sauce, noodles, carrots, cucumber, mint and Napa cabbage in a large serving bowl. Toss well and serve the salad garnished with the peanuts and mint sprigs.
  4. All done! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments!
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Mai TLP
173

Mai TLP

12/14/2005

All other ingredients is right just want to confirm that in Vietnam people don't put napa cabbage (chinese cabbage) in noodle salad at all, but regular lettuce! The only cabbage salad dish in Vietnam is the one mixes with boiled shredded chicken and nuoc cham (fish sauce) that sometimes people substitute with napa cabbage. Also, we don't have jalapeno pepper in Vietnam, it's actually red chilly that have bigger size that look like a jalapeno but taste different.

BATCAVES
39

BATCAVES

8/9/2007

This is a nice light and healthy meal, and very delicious. I substituted kale for the cabbage (for a little more nutrition) and dried thai peppers for the jalapenos. I'll be making this again.

Marj
35

Marj

5/9/2007

Our vietnamese resturant closed and I was upset. I started looking for a good noodle bowl recipe and this one is real close. I use a drop of Chili oil instead of a jalapeno. I also use shredded lettace instead of chinese cabbage, because that how the resturant did it. Thank you for the wonderful recipe.

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