Spicy Peanut Soba Noodle Salad

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spicy peanut soba noodle salad

serves 4-6


Salad Ingredients

  • 8 oz box of buckwheat soba noodles

  • 3 cups of carrot noodles or shredded carrots

  • 2 bell peppers, thinly sliced

  • 1 cucumber, seeded and thinly sliced

  • 1 bunch cilantro, finely chopped

  • 1 bunch green onions, diced

  • Optional: 2 cups shredded chicken or 2 cups organic shelled edamame (I typically buy frozen)

Spicy Peanut Sauce Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup unsalted smooth peanut butter*

  • 3 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce

  • 2-3 teaspoons toasted sesame oil

  • 2 inch piece ginger, minced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 limes, juiced

  • 1 jalapeño or 1-2 teaspoons red pepper flakes (omit if you don't like spice)

  • 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup

  • 3-4 tablespoons warm water

Directions

  1. Whisk together dressing ingredients in a large bowl or blend in a food processor/blender and set aside. Add an additional 1-2 tablespoons of water if needed to reach desired consistency.

  2. Cook noodles according to package instructions.

  3. In a large bowl. Mix together salad ingredients and dressing.

  4. Top with more cilantro and toasted sesame seeds

*You can substitute almond butter or sunflower seed for peanut butter

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