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ORIENTAL COLD NOODLE SALAD
Thai inspired salad


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INGREDIENTS:
Makes 8 servings

15 ounces dried soba noodles
1 1/2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
1/3 cup rice vinegar
1/3 cup soy sauce
juice from one lime
zest of one lime
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons red pepper flakes, or to
taste (optional)
1 cup finely grated carrot
1/4 cup coarsely chopped salted peanuts
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro

METHOD:

1.  In a large pot, cook soba noodles according to package directions. Drain, rinse noodles with cold
water, and set aside.

2.  Pour into a large bowl the sesame oil, rice vinegar, soy sauce, and lime juice. Mix in lime zest,
brown sugar, garlic,  and red pepper flakes; stir until sugar dissolves. Toss in carrots, peanuts, and
cilantro.

3.  Cut noodles into 3-inch lengths. Stir into dressing mixture. Cover, and refrigerate at least 1 hour.

4.  Toss salad again before serving. If dry, splash with soy sauce and vinegar. Serve cold.



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