Whisk 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, the juice of 2 limes, 2 teaspoons fish sauce, 1 teaspoon sugar, 1 chopped red chile pepper, 1 teaspoon minced ginger, and salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add 1 sliced Kirby cucumber and 5 sliced grape tomatoes. Cook 4 ounces rice noodles as the label directs; drain and rinse under cold water. Toss with the vegetables, along with some chopped basil, mint and cashews.
Photograph by Antonis Achilleos