Cold Asian Noodle Salad

This is a quick and easy, spicy and nutty cold Asian noodle salad your whole family will love! Perfect for a barbecue or as a light lunch or dinner + ready in just 15 minutes!


  • 200 grams pasta or other egg noodles
  • 1/2 English cucumber, peeled, seeds removed and chopped into stick (julienned)
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro (optional)


  • 1 dried red chile (finely chopped)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chili oil (or sesame oil)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • salt to taste


  1. For the dressing:
  2. Put all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Set aside.
  3. For the noodle salad:
  4. Bring a pot of water to boil and cook the noodles according to the instructions on the package. Drain, rinse under cold water and drain well.
  5. Transfer noodles to a large bowl and add cucumber, bean sprouts and dressing.
  6. Toss well, season with salt and serve.


This Cold Asian Noodle Salad Is:
Low in sugar
High in thiamin
High in vitamin C



Keywords: recipe, Asian, noodles, main, side dish

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