When the hubby hates coriander so you make a coriander packed thai noodle salad all for yourself!
Coriander is one of those herbs that you either love to love or hate to hate. With quite a few people giving it a bad wrap over the years, there is even a Facebook page setup just for coriander haters can you believe. Unfortunately the debate will stand the test of time so for the coriander lovers out there this is a light and tasty salad with a perfectly balanced dressing of hot, salty, sweet & sour exactly what the Thai do best.
[recipe-title=”Thai Chicken & Glass Noodle Salad with Chilli Lime Dressing]
250g glass noodles / vermicelli
400g chicken breast shredded
1/2 small cabbage shredded
1/4 cup coriander leaves roughly chopped
3 green onions sliced
2 tbs roasted peanuts roughy chopped
Chilli Lime Dressing
2 small chillis finely chopped
2 cloves garlic crushed
1/4 cup fish sauce
1/4 cup lime juice (around 2-3 limes)
1 tbsp honey
- To make dressing place all the ingedients into a jar and shake well. Set a side
- In a bowl place noodles and fill with boiling water set a side for 10-15mins. Then drain and run under cold water.
- Place noodles, cabbage, coriander, green onions, peanuts and chicken in a bowl pour over the dressing and using your hands toss well.
- Top with extra coriander leaves
Tip: If taking for work lunch leave the salad undressed and take it separately.