Join for Just $16 A Year
- Discounts on travel and everyday savings
- Subscription to AARP The Magazine
- Free membership for your spouse or partner
Enter an ingredient, course or keyword and get cooking!
Photo by: Joseph De Leo
The idea for this recipe developed from traditional Thai salads, which make use of bean sprouts, noodles, mint and cilantro, chillies, onions, peanuts, and strips of other vegetables. It is a cooling salad to eat, though the herbs and chilli give it aromatic punch. To achieve the thinnest slices possible of carrot and cucumber, use a potato peeler.
Mix the sesame seeds, vinegar, soy sauce, fish sauce, and garlic together in a bowl. Whisk in the oils.
In another large bowl, mix together all the salad ingredients thoroughly with your hands. Pour over the dressing, toss lightly, and leave to wilt slightly before serving.
This could be a light first course or, alternatively, an accompaniment to a dish such as Slow-Braised Belly Pork with Soy, Ginger, and Garlic . You could also turn it into a light lunch dish by topping the salad with thin strips of grilled duck breast, cold roast chicken, pork, or rare beef. Deep-fried whole shrimp in breadcrumbs would be very sassy.
Nutrients per serving (% daily value)
Nutritional information is based on using 8oz of rice noodles.
From companies that meet the high standards of service and quality set by AARP.
Members receive 20% off from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. at participating Denny’s locations.
Members save 10% on Mondays and 10% on Weekend Lunch at Outback Steakhouse.
Members can save 10% every day at Landry's Restaurants, Inc.
Members receive exclusive member benefits & affect social change. Join Today