Sweet and Spicy Thai Noodle Salad
If you’re looking for a deliciously bold and flavorful Thai-inspired dish, our Sweet and Spicy Thai Noodle Salad is the perfect choice. This salad is a harmonious blend of contrasting flavors and textures that will leave your taste buds tingling with delight. It’s a colorful and vibrant dish that’s not only visually appealing but also incredibly tasty.
- 8 oz rice noodles
- 1 cup cooked and shredded chicken breast
- 1 cup shredded carrots
- 1 cup cucumber, thinly sliced
- 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
- 1/4 cup peanuts, chopped
- 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
- 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
- 1/4 cup red bell pepper, thinly sliced
- 1/4 cup green onions, chopped
- Cook the rice noodles according to package instructions, then rinse with cold water and drain.
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked and shredded chicken, shredded carrots, cucumber slices, cilantro, peanuts, basil, mint, red bell pepper, and green onions.
- Add the cooked rice noodles to the bowl and toss everything together gently.
- Prepare the dressing by whisking together 1/4 cup soy sauce, 2 tablespoons honey, 2 tablespoons rice vinegar, 1 tablespoon Sriracha sauce, and 1 clove of minced garlic in a separate bowl.
- Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to coat all the ingredients evenly.
- Chill the salad in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving.
- Once chilled, serve your Sweet and Spicy Thai Noodle Salad garnished with extra cilantro, mint, and peanuts if desired.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
This Sweet and Spicy Thai Noodle Salad is a tantalizing mix of sweet, spicy, and savory flavors, making it a crowd-pleasing favorite. It’s ideal for a quick weeknight dinner or a potluck party. With its vibrant colors and refreshing taste, this salad will transport your taste buds to the streets of Bangkok. Enjoy the bold flavors of Thai cuisine in the comfort of your own home!
Nutrition: Serving Size – 1 plate | Calories – 350 | Fat – 9g | Carbohydrates – 50g | Protein – 22g
Make your mealtime exciting with this Sweet and Spicy Thai Noodle Salad. It’s a delightful fusion of Thai flavors that will keep you coming back for more. Whether you’re a spice enthusiast or simply love the complex tastes of Thai cuisine, this salad will not disappoint. It’s a fantastic choice for a light lunch, a refreshing side dish, or a vibrant main course. So, gather your ingredients and get ready to savor the sweet and spicy symphony of flavors in this delicious Thai noodle salad.