Zesty noodle salad

    Zesty noodle salad

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    1hr25min


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    About this recipe: This delicious salad is made by tossing soba noodles, carrots, coriander and peanuts with a dressing made from sesame oil, rice vinegar, lime juice, lime zest, sugar, garlic and crushed chillies.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 8 

    • 425g dried soba noodles
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
    • 75ml rice vinegar
    • 75ml soy sauce
    • 1 lime, zest only
    • 1 lime, juice only
    • 2 tablespoons dark brown soft sugar
    • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • 2 teaspoons crushed chillies or to taste
    • 1 carrot, grated
    • 4 tablespoons coarsely chopped salted peanuts
    • 25g fresh coriander, chopped

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:1hr chilling  ›  Ready in:1hr25min 

    1. In a large saucepan, cook soba noodles according to package directions. Drain, rinse noodles with cold water and set aside.
    2. Pour into a large bowl the sesame oil, rice vinegar, soy sauce and lime juice. Mix in lime zest, dark brown soft sugar, garlic and crushed chillies; stir until sugar dissolves. Toss in carrots, peanuts and coriander .
    3. Cut noodles into 7.5cm lengths. Stir into dressing mixture. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
    4. Toss salad again before serving. If dry, splash with soy sauce and vinegar. Serve cold.

    Ingredients

    If your local supermarket doesn't stock soba noodles, you will find them in Chinese/Oriental speciality stores.

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