Want to indulge in a bowl of noodles but think you should stick to a salad? What you're after is Kevin Curry's noodle salad.

Kevin Curry
Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Carson Downing

Recipe Summary

total:
45 mins
Servings:
5
Yield:
9 cups
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Ingredients

Ramen Noodles:
Salad:
Garnish:
Ginger-Soy Vinaigrette
Peanut Sauce:

Directions

Noodle Salad:
  • Cook noodles according to package directions; drain and set aside. Set a skillet over medium-high and coat with olive oil cooking spray. Add chicken, soy sauce, and crushed red pepper. Cook 6 to 8 minutes; let cool.

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  • If noodles are sticky, rinse with cold water; drain. In a large bowl combine noodles, cabbage, carrot, bell pepper, radishes, and green onions; gently toss. Add chicken and half of the Ginger-Soy Vinaigrette or Peanut Sauce; toss. Serve with remaining vinaigrette or sauce. Garnish with cilantro, sesame seeds, and sliced green onions. Serves 5.

Ginger-Soy Vinaigrette:
  • In a screw-top jar shake together 5 Tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce, 1/4 cup olive oil, 3 Tablespoons rice vinegar, 2 Tablespoons sriracha or chili-garlic sauce, the juice of 1 lime, 1 1/2 Tablespoons grated ginger, 1 Tablespoon minced garlic, 1 Tablespoon honey, 1 Tablespoon sesame oil, and 1 Tablespoon sesame seeds. Refrigerate up to 2 weeks. Makes 1 1/4 cups.

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Peanut Sauce:
  • In a screw-top jar combine 1/2 cup water, 5 Tablespoons powdered peanut butter, 5 Tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce, 2 Tablespoons sriracha, 1 Tablespoon grated ginger, and 1 Tablespoon rice vinegar. Shake well. Makes 1 cup.

Tips

If you want more dressing for the individual servings but don't want the extra calories, simply use lime juice and/or low sodium soy.

Nutrition Facts

474 calories; total fat 20g; saturated fat 4g; polyunsaturated fat 4g; monounsaturated fat 9g; cholesterol 69mg; sodium 629mg; potassium 753mg; carbohydrates 42g; fiber 5g; sugar 6g; protein 31g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 4227IU; vitamin c 52mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 11mg; vitamin b6 1mg; folate 40mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 74mg; iron 2mg.
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