Thai Noodle Salad


Here is a quick recipe for a salad with an Asian flair that is elegant and good enough for the fanciest party. It's not only a healthy alternative, but tastes fantastic.

Prep Time:
1 hrs
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
20 servings


  • 1 (12 ounce) package angel hair pasta

  • 3 cups shredded napa cabbage

  • 4 large carrots, shredded

  • 1 small green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 small red bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 small yellow bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped

  • 1 bunch fresh green onions, chopped

  • ½ cup chopped peanuts

  • 2 tablespoons toasted black sesame seeds

  • 8 ounces frozen cooked shrimp, thawed and drained

  • ¼ cup peanut butter

  • 2 tablespoons tahini

  • ¼ cup rice wine vinegar

  • ¼ cup sweet chili sauce

  • 5 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Break pasta into small pieces and add to boiling water; cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain. In a large bowl, toss together the pasta, cabbage, carrots, green, red and yellow bell peppers, 1/2 of the cilantro, 1/2 of the onions, and shrimp.

  2. In a small bowl, stir together the peanut butter, tahini, rice wine vinegar and sweet chile sauce. Season with soy sauce, sesame oil, brown sugar, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Ten minutes before serving, toss the sauce with the cabbage mixture until evenly coated. Garnish with remaining cilantro, green onions, peanuts and black sesame seeds.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

141 Calories
6g Fat
16g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 141
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 473mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 22mg 109%
Calcium 53mg 4%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 270mg 6%

* 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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