Thai Noodle Salad

chopsticks2.jpgI made a Thai Noodle Salad or the BBQ last week and it seemed to go down very well, with everyone asking me for the recipe. So i thought to post my review on the fruit infusion water bottle i promised you guys last week, but i changed my mind and I’d post it here…

There are no exact measures you just need to choose the quantities based on how many you are planning to feed. Use pressure cooker reviews and the noodles as your guide.

Noodles
Cashew Nuts
3 Limes
Beansprouts
Mangetout and Sugar Snap Peas
2xtbl Soy Sauce
King Prawns
Fresh Coriander
1 Red Chilli
1xtbl Sesame Seeds
1xtbl Sesame Oil
Spring Onions
Lloyd Grossman – Yellow Thai sauce – or any Yellow, Green or even Red Thai sauce of choice.

  • Marinate the prawns in a little lime juice, chopped coriander, and grated lime zest and a little chopped chilli.
  • Chop the Spring Onions.
  • Chop some Coriander. ( use amount to taste )
  • Segment a Lime or two.
  • Blanch the Mangetout and Sugar Snap peas in boiling water for a few minutes or until cooked to the required amount and then cool down under cold water.
  • Finely slice the Mangetout and Sugar Snap Peas length ways.
  • If you are using dry noodles then cook in boiling water for 3 minutes – or follow packet instructions – and then rinse under cold water. A little tip, while the noodles are simmering use chop sticks to seperate them while in the pan and make sure none are sticking together. chopsticks seem to do the job much better than anything else.
  • Put a little sesame oil into a hot wok and let heat up and then put the cold noodles in.
  • Add the Soy Sauce and stir through the noodles and cook for a minute.
  • Mix in some of the beansprouts, some of the Mangetout, some of the Peas and all the cashew nuts and cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Pour the noodle mix into a bowl.
  • Heat a small amount of the Thai sauce in the microwave; about half a cup depending on the quantity of noodles. This is the most important step as you do not want to drown everything in the sauce, you are using it like a dressing.
  • Pour the sauce over the noddles and mix in well.
  • Add the Coriander, spring onions, the rest of the Mangetout, and the rest of the beansprouts to the noodles.
  • Stiry Fry, BBQ, or cook on a griddle, the Prawns and then add to the noodles.
  • Sprinkle the sesame seeds and the lime segments over the noodles.
  • Use your hands and give the mixture a final mix up… and then serve and enjoy!

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