Spicy Vegetarian Peanut Noodle Salad

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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Ingredients

2/3 cup creamy peanut butter

1 tablespoon sesame oil

1/3 cup rice or red wine vinegar

1 tablespoon red chile flakes

1 tablespoon sugar

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

1 tablespoon coarse ground coriander

2 tablespoons naturally brewed soy sauce

1/2 cup canola oil

1 pound spaghetti, cooked and refreshed

1 English cucumber, halved and 1/8-inch slices

1 red bell pepper, julienned

1 bunch scallions, sliced

1/2 cup chopped roasted (salted) peanuts for garnish

Directions

  1. In a bowl, whisk together the peanut butter, sesame oil, vinegar, chile, sugar, Dijon, coriander and soy until smooth. Whisk in the canola oil and check for seasoning. In a large bowl, toss dressing with the pasta, cucumbers, bell pepper and scallions. Check for seasoning.
  2. PLATING: Serve in large serving bowl. Garnish with peanuts.
  3. BEVERAGE: Sparkling water with fresh lime and lemon.

Cook’s Note

Wine suggestion: Villa Maria Sauvignon Blanc 1999

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