Thai Rice Noodle Salad


Just made it up 5 minutes ago and it's really good. It can be served warm or cold; toss again right before serving. Do not overcook the noodles.

close up view of Thai Rice Noodle Salad garnished with black sesame seeds in a bowl with chopsticks
Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • 1 (8 ounce) package dried rice noodles

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • ¼ head romaine lettuce, chopped

  • ¼ red bell pepper, diced

  • ¼ cup chopped red onion

  • 3 green onions, chopped

  • ¼ cucumber, diced

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil, or to taste

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, or to taste

  • 1 (1 inch) piece fresh ginger root, minced

  • ¼ jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced


  • cup olive oil

  • ¼ cup rice vinegar

  • ¼ cup soy sauce

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • 1 lemon, juiced

  • 1 lime, juiced

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric

  • ¼ teaspoon paprika


  1. Fill a bowl with boiling water; add rice noodles. Cover bowl and let sit until noodles are softened, about 10 minutes. Drain. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil and toss to coat.

  2. Mix romaine lettuce, red bell pepper, red onion, green onions, cucumber, basil, cilantro, ginger root, jalapeno pepper, and garlic with rice noodles.

  3. Whisk 1/3 cup olive oil, rice vinegar, soy sauce, white sugar, lemon juice, lime juice, salt, turmeric, and paprika together in a bowl; pour over rice noodle mixture and toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

472 Calories
22g Fat
65g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 472
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Sodium 1592mg 69%
Total Carbohydrate 65g 24%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 20mg 102%
Calcium 42mg 3%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 226mg 5%

* 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.

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