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Rice noodle & turkey salad with lime-chilli dressing

Rice noodle & turkey salad with lime-chilli dressing

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Lean turkey mince is low in fat - serve with noodles, vegetables, herbs and a Vietnamese-style vinaigrette for a low-calorie lunch

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal298
low infat2g
saturates1g
carbs36g
sugars15g
fibre2g
protein33g
salt1.8g
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Ingredients

  • 100g dried thin rice noodle
  • 1 red chilli , seeds removed, thinly sliced
  • 2 carrots , shredded
  • 1 small red onion , thinly sliced into half moons
  • handful coriander leaves, roughly chopped
  • handful mint leaves, roughly chopped
  • cooking oil spray
  • 500g turkey mince

For the lime-chilli dressing

  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 tbsp light brown sugar
  • juice 4 limes
  • 1 garlic clove , crushed

Method

  • STEP 1

    Pour boiling water over the noodles and allow to sit for 5 mins. Drain, rinse under cold water and put in a large bowl, along with the chilli, carrots, onion and herbs.

  • STEP 2

    To make the lime-chilli dressing, mix all the ingredients together in a small bowl or a screw-top jar.

  • STEP 3

    Heat a non-stick frying pan or wok over a high heat until extremely hot. Lightly coat with oil and fry the turkey until nicely browned, breaking into chunks as you go. Add the noodle mixture, pour the dressing over the salad and mix well.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2013

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