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Chopstix Glass Noodle Salad

 

23

Yield

6

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

0

min

Ready

30

min

Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb
 

Ingredients

Salad
8 ounces bean threads
*
1 cup red cabbage
shredded
½ pound snow pea pods
1 each sweet red bell peppers
3 ounces enoki mushrooms
*
3 ounces daikon (chinese icicle radish)
Dressing
2 tablespoons ginger
minced
2 each garlic cloves
1 tablespoon orange zest
minced
¼ cup cilantro
minced
¼ cup scallions, spring or green onions
minced
9 tablespoons red wine vinegar
¼ cup sesame oil
2 tablespoons safflower oil
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon chili sauce
1 teaspoon salt

Directions

Soak bean threads or rice sticks in hot water until soft, about 30 minutes.

Drain thoroughly and cut into 4-inch lengths.

Snap off stems of snowpeas and discard.

Blanch snowpeas for 5 seconds in in 2 quarts boiling water.

Immediately transfer snowpeas to a bowl of ice water.

When cold, drain and pat dry, then cut into fine slivers.

Stem and seed pepper, then slice into 2-inch slivers.

Remove and discard dirty ends of mushrooms and separate strands.

In a food processor or blender, mince the garlic and ginger.

Add orange peel, cilantro and green onions.

Process until finely minced, then add remaining dressing ingredients and blend to combine.

To assemble, combine the bean threads (or rice sticks) with the other salad ingredients.

Pour the dressing over and toss to combine thoroughly.

May be prepared up to 2 hours in advance.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 131g (4.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 16475% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 21%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 417mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Sugars g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 25% Vitamin C 102%
Calcium 4% Iron 7%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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