Prep time: 10 mins

Total time: 20 mins

Serves: 3 People

Ingredients:

Vegetables

  • 1/2 Zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 Red Bell Pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 Yellow Bell Pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 Cucumber, deseeded, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 Pink Onion, thinly sliced
  • handful of coriander, finely chopped
  • 1 Green Chilly, deseeded (optional)
  • 10-15 french bean (green beans)

Dressing

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp white sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp soya sauce
  • 1/2 lemon juice
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp juice of freshly grated ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • salt to taste

Other Ingredients

  • Rice Noodles
  • Filter Water
  • Roasted Peanuts (optional)

 

Instructions:

  1. Cut all vegetables into thin and matchstick style.
  2. Boil 1 cup of water , add a pinch of salt and then cook the rice noodles as per instructions on the package. Drain the water and keep aside.
  3. Combine all the vegetables are toss lightly.
  4. For the dressing – Heat oil in a small pan and add the sesame seeds. Once the seeds begin to turn brown, turn the heat on low. Once 70% of the seeds look brown turn the heat off and stir slowly with a dry spoon. Let it cool slightly.
  5. Once cooled, add in garlic, ginger juice, soya sauce, lemon juice, chilli flakes, honey and mix well.
  6. Combine vegetables, noodles and add the dressing.
  7. The noodles will open and spread evenly, as the dressing blends in with the noodles
  8. Add salt and pepper, to taste
  9. Serve in chilled bowls, garnish with peanuts (optional)

 

 

 

 

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