Spicy Noodle Salad Recipe

Spicy Noodle Salad Recipe

This Spicy Noodle Salad Recipe is the tastiest and most delicious way to enjoy a salad! Serve it as a side or main dish, either way the whole family is sure to love it!!

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I absolutely love this chicken noodle salad recipe because not only is it tasty, it also fits into my macros perfectly!  Each serving is high protein, moderate fat and low carbohydrate (depending on the noodles that you chose to use).

What is a noodle salad?

A traditional noodle salad is a combination of asian seasonings, homemade dressing, shredded carrots, cabbage, bell pepper and other garnishes.

Cooked chicken can totally be added at the end of cooking this recipe for extra protein and flavour.

Spicy Noodle Salad

How to make spicy noodle salad:

Ingredients for dressing:

  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp sweet chilli sauce
  • 2 Tbsp white sugar
  • 1 Tbsp minced ginger
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

Ingredients for salad:

  • 1 400g package of vermicelle noodles
  • 2 carrots, peeled and grated (about 1 cup)
  • 1 cups shredded red cabbage
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 2 green onion stalks, slivered
  • Cilantro, for garnish
  • Peanuts, for garnish
  • 2 chicken breasts, cooked and cubed (optional)

Tip: use a noodle of your choosing. I like to use spiralized zucchini for a low carb, keto friendly version of this salad!

Spicy Noodle Salad

Directions:

1. In a medium bowl, combine dressing ingredients and mix well.

Spicy Noodle Salad

2. Prepare the salad ingredients by slicing and dicing the vegetables.

Spicy Noodle Salad Recipe

3. Cook the noodles according to package directions.

4. Allow the noodles to completely cool before tossing with the vegetables and dressing.

Spicy Noodle Salad Recipe

5. Add chicken if desired. Garnish with onion, cilantro and peanuts before serving.

It’s super easy to customize this dish to your liking! The best way to do that is by experimenting with different noodle bowl ingredients.

We also love this classic potato salad, dill pickle pasta salad and Greek orzo salad – be sure to check them out!

Noodle salad options:

  • Add an egg at the end of cooking
  • Have a wrap and use this recipe as the filling
  • Add beef or pork instead of chicken
  • Try using Napa cabbage, orange or yellow pepper and white onion
Spicy Noodle Salad Recipe

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Spicy Noodle Salad Recipe

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Spicy Noodle Salad Recipe

Spicy Noodle Salad Recipe

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

This Spicy Noodle Salad Recipe is the tastiest and most delicious way to enjoy a salad! Serve it as a side or main dish, either way the whole family is sure to love it!!

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp sweet chilli sauce
  • 2 Tbsp white sugar
  • 1 Tbsp minced ginger
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 400g package of vermicelle noodles
  • 2 carrots, peeled and grated (about 1 cup)
  • 1 cups shredded red cabbage
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 2 green onion stalks, slivered
  • Cilantro, for garnish
  • Peanuts, for garnish
  • 2 chicken breasts, cooked and cubed (optional)

Instructions

1. In a medium bowl, combine dressing ingredients and mix well.

2. Prepare the salad ingredients by slicing and dicing the vegetables.

3. Cook the noodles according to package directions.

4. Allow the noodles to completely cool before tossing with the vegetables and dressing.

5. Add chicken if desired. Garnish with onion, cilantro and peanuts before serving.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 473Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 51mgSodium: 1256mgCarbohydrates: 52gFiber: 5gSugar: 14gProtein: 28g

All values are approximate and based on ingredients used by the recipe writer. Always calculate your own individual nutritional values for the most accurate calculation.

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