"Confucius Says" Noodle Salad

"Confucius Says" Noodle Salad
Photo: Advice Shower Annette Joseph Residence 08BHG001
Chill Time:
1 day
Start To Finish Time:
45 mins


  • 1 pound vermicelli or thin spaghetti

  • 8 ounce snow peas, halved lengthwise ( 3 cups)

  • 1 English cucumber, cut into thin bite-size strips (2 cups)

  • 1 small yellow summer squash, cut into thin bite-size strips (2 cups)

  • 1 medium red sweet pepper, cut into thin bite-size strips ( 1 cup)

  • 3 medium carrots, cut into thin bite-size strips (1 cup) 8 ounces

  • 1 cup shredded bok choy or savoy cabbage

  • 3 green onions, chopped (1/3 cup)

  • ¼ cup snipped fresh cilantro

  • Dressing (see below)

Confucius Says Noodle Salad Dressing

  • ¼ cup canola oil

  • 2 tablespoon packed brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoon lime juice

  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoon rice vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon plum sauce

  • 2 teaspoon Asian chili sauce

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon black sesame seeds

  • 1 teaspoon white sesame seeds

  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger


  1. Cook vermicelli according to package directions; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain again.

  2. In a very large salad bowl combine cooked pasta, snow peas, cucumber, summer squash, red pepper, carrots, bok choy, green onions and snipped cilantro. Mix well. Add dressing; toss to coat

  3. Cover and chill any remaining salad for up to 24 hours. Makes 12 to 16 servings.

Confucius Says Noodle Salad Dressing

  1. In a screw top jar combine canola oil, brown sugar, lime juice, lemon juice, rice vinegar, plum sauce, Asian chili sauce, salt, black sesame seeds, white sesame seeds, toasted sesame oil, minced garlic and ground ginger. Cover and shake well.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

211 Calories
5g Fat
40g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 211
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Sodium 234mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 31.3mg 156%
Calcium 60.6mg 5%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Potassium 160mg 3%
Folate, total 20.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.