Noodle Salad with Peanut Lime Vinaigrette

Noodle Salad with Peanut Lime Vinaigrette
(adapted from


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

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.
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  


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

  2. This looks scrumptious and is so colourful.

  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!

  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.

  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. 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.

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

  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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