HIGHLIGHTS

Close
Grocery Coupons

Grocery Coupons

Members can print free savings coupons

Brain Health Center

Brain Health Center

Learn how to live smart and stay sharp

Amazon Kindle

Amazon Kindle

Members save on e-
readers and tablets

Caring for loved ones?

Caring for loved ones?

Find the resources you need

Contests and
Sweeps

Safe Driving in 2014 Sweepstakes

Learn how AARP Driver Safety can help you stay safe—and enter for a chance to win $1,000. See official rules. 

Most Popular
Articles

Viewed

Nothing has been viewed

Noodle Salad with Peanut Dressing Recipe

Cookstr
Course: Main Course, Side Dish, Starch
Total Time: Under 30 Minutes
Skill Level: Easy
Cost: Inexpensive
  • Print
  • Bookmark
  • Recommend
 Noodle Salad with Peanut Dressing

Photo by: Joseph De Leo

These days, chilled noodles are lauded as a new discovery in the West. Of course, in Sichuan, noodles have been served chilled as long as noodles have been served. There is a notable difference in this recipe, however. Instead of the traditional sesame seed paste dressing, this recipe uses a peanut dressing.

Yield: Makes 4 servings

INGREDIENTS
  • 8 ounces fresh Chinese egg noodles
  • 2 cups bean sprouts
  • 3 green onions, julienned
  • ½ cup cilantro leaves
  • ½ red bell pepper, seeded and julienned
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground white pepper
  • 1 tsp Chili Oil or a store-bought version
  • 1 cup Peanut Dressing
  • ¼ cup chopped roasted peanuts

Directions

Bring a large pot filled with water to a boil over high heat. Add the noodles and cook according to the package directions. Drain, rinse with cold water, and drain again.

Place the noodles in a large bowl with the bean sprouts, green onions, half of the cilantro leaves, the bell pepper, salt, white pepper, and chili oil. Pour the dressing over the noodles and toss to coat evenly.

Sprinkle the peanuts and remaining cilantro leaves over the top. Transfer to a serving plate and serve chilled or at room temperature.


© 2008 Yan Can Cook, Inc.
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information does not include Peanut Dressing or Chili Oil. For nutritional information on Peanut Dressing or Chili Oil, please follow the links above.

295kcal (15%)
46mg (5%)
29mg (48%)
46mcg RAE (2%)
354mg
64mg
12g
4g
4g
47g
48mg (16%)
601mg (25%)
1g (7%)
7g (11%)
3mg (19%)
FROM THE KITCHEN OF...

Discounts & Benefits

From companies that meet the high standards of service and quality set by AARP.

Denny's Ranchero Tilapia

Members save 15% all day, every day when dining at participating Denny's restaurants.

Dunkin Donuts

Members get a FREE Donut with purchase of a L or XL beverage at Dunkin' Donuts.

Woman holding smartphone in city, Google map tool

Members can locate discounts via the AARP® Member Advantages Offer Finder mobile app.

Member Benefits

Join or renew today! Members receive exclusive member benefits & affect social change.