Vegan Thai Noodle Salad


This is a delicious and flavorful salad. Udon noodles can be purchased at health food stores, Asian food stores and at most supermarkets.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
6 to 8 servings


  • 8 ounces Udon noodles

  • ½ cup unsalted crunchy peanut butter

  • ½ cup milk

  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar

  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil

  • teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • 1 cucumber, julienned

  • 2 cups fresh bean sprouts

  • 2 carrots, grated

  • 6 green onions, thinly sliced

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh mint

  • 1 head romaine lettuce

  • 1 cup chopped peanuts


  1. In a large pot of lightly salted boiling water, cook the udon noodles for about five minutes or until tender. Drain and rinse the noodles under cold running water and let cool.

  2. Whisk the peanut butter, milk, ginger, garlic, vinegar, soy sauce, sesame oil, and red pepper flakes in a small bowl until well blended.

  3. In a large salad bowl, combine the cooked noodles, cucumber, sprouts, carrot, green onions and mint. Wisk the peanut butter dressing and pour it over the salad. Stir until well coated and serve chilled on a bed of romaine leaves. Garnish with the roasted and chopped peanuts.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

390 Calories
23g Fat
37g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 7
Calories 390
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 740mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 15g
Vitamin C 21mg 104%
Calcium 89mg 7%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 652mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.