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Noodle jar salad

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  • Easy
  • Serves 1

Make this noodle jar salad before you head to work for a nutritious lunch. It contains mango, carrot and peanuts plus a flavourful Asian-style dressing

Nutrition: Per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal240
fat9g
saturates2g
carbs28g
sugars16g
fibre7g
protein8g
salt1.4g
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Ingredients

  • 50g instant rice noodles
  • juice 1/2 lime
  • 1 tsp fish sauce
  • 50g mango pieces
  • 1 carrot
  • ½ small pack mint
  • ½ small pack coriander
  • 1 tbsp salted peanuts
  • pinch chilli flakes

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put 50g instant rice noodles in a bowl and cover with boiling water, leave to stand for 3 mins, drain then rinse in cold water and drain well. Squeeze juice ½ lime into a jar along with 1 tsp fish sauce. Put 50g mango pieces on top, then add the noodles. Slice 1 carrot into ribbons with a vegetable peeler and pile on top of the noodles.

  • STEP 2

    Fill the rest of the jar with ½ small pack mint, ½ small pack coriander, 1 tbsp salted peanuts and pinch chilli flakes. Put the lid on and store in the fridge for up to one day. When you want to serve, tip everything out into a bowl and mix well. Add soy sauce to taste, if you like.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, August 2017

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