Spicy Noodle Salad

Spicy Noodle Salad

Serves 5

This chilled salad of noodles and crisp bell peppers tossed in a sesame oil-rice vinegar dressing provides a quick side dish or light meal. Great for make-ahead lunches too.

Ingredients: 
  • 2 tablespoons brown rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons mirin
  • 1 tablespoon hot pepper sesame oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 pound dried udon or soba noodles
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, lightly toasted
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 medium red bell pepper, cored, seeded, and chopped
  • 1/2 medium green bell pepper, cored, seeded, and chopped
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Method: 

Put vinegar, mirin, oil, and salt into a small bowl and whisk together to make a dressing. Set aside. Cook noodles according to directions on package. Rinse and drain well and transfer to a large bowl. Add parsley, sesame seeds, green onions, bell peppers and reserved dressing and toss gently to coat. Chill and serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:230 calories (45 from fat), 5g total fat, 0.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 125mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (3g dietary fiber, 4g sugar), 7g protein
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