An Asian-inspired side dish that can easily become a main dish.
|1⁄2 c||toasted sesame oil|
|1 c||thai sweet chili sauce|
|1⁄2 lb||rice noodles|
|1⁄2 c||carrots (sliced in matchsticks)|
|1⁄2 c||celery (thinly sliced on the bias)|
|1⁄2 c||red onion (thinly sliced)|
|1 c||red bell pepper (thinly sliced)|
|1⁄2 c||cabbage (shredded)|
|1 T||black sesame seeds|
|1⁄4 c||peanuts (chopped)|
Cook noodles according to package directions; rinse in cold water and drain well. Combine noodles with tamari, toasted sesame oil, sweet chili sauce and chili paste and mix well. Toss sliced carrots, celery, red onion, red bell pepper and cabbage together with noodles. Garnish with black sesame seeds and peanuts.
To turn into a meal, add cooked chicken strips, shrimp or tofu; serve with your favorite egg rolls.