Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Noodle Salad with Peanut Lime Vinaigrette



Noodle Salad with Peanut Lime Vinaigrette
(adapted from Food.com)

Ingredients:

1/2 pound cooked al dente and cooled thin pasta
2-4 scallions, chopped
1/3 red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 yellow bell pepper, chopped
1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
roasted peanuts, chopped,save all for garnish
1 tablespoon sesame seed, with additional for garnish (optional)
Peanut-Lime Vinaigrette
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon dried garlic
1/8 teaspoon chili powder
3 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves
1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted creamy peanut butter
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar
1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons light brown sugar
1/2 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon sesame oil
salt and pepper to taste


Method:
To make dressing: In a food processor, process everything.

Scrape into a bowl and wait for half an hour for the flavors to develop.

To make salad: Toss all together, dress with just enough dressing to moisten and flavor, and garnish with scallions, red bell pepper and peanuts.

Serve at room temperature  

Eat and enjoy.
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This is linked to:   Weekend Bites      Full Plate Thursday          Weekend Social Link Party     Foodtastic Weekend              Foodie Friends Friday                  Foodie Friday at Rattlebridge         Eat Create Party  

7 comments:

  1. Dear Chaya, I love dishes like this. They make me feel like I went out to eat. Very nice. Blessings, Catherine

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  2. This looks scrumptious and is so colourful.

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  3. Chaya,
    I love all of the spices and vegetables in this noodle salad. The sauce looks especially good with the peanut butter and lime juice. Yum!

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  4. I love this noodle salad Chaya. Thanks so much for sharing with Foodie Friends Friday party this week. I'm pinning/sharing this weekend.

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  5. This is a beautiful and healthful combo of ingredients. YUM! Thanks for sharing at #theWeekendSocial. Pinned. Please come back Thursday 9:00 PM EST. http://www.theKitchenChopper.com FYI. The previous link for the pattypan dish did not come up on your site. I was unable to see it, comment or Pin. So sorry.

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  6. Peanut and lime sound like an amazing flavor combination. Pinned. Thanks for bringing this to Weekend Bites.

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  7. I just love the combination of this dish, it looks fabulous! Hope you are having a great week and thanks so much for sharing your great post with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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