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Thai Salad with Shrimp and Sesame Dressing

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Servings: Serves 6

Cook Time: 0 minutes

Prep Time: 30 minutes


4 cups boiling water
1/2 (6.75 oz) pkg maifun rice sticks (rice noodles, located in the Asian aisle)
1 1/2 cups matchstick-cut carrots
4 each Scallions, thinly sliced
1 each jalapeno, deveined, seeded and finely chopped
4 cups thinly sliced napa cabbage
1 (1 lb) pkg large shrimp, thawed, rinsed, and tails removed
2 tablespoon thinly sliced fresh basil
2 tablespoon Fresh mint, chopped
1 each cucumber, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch strips
1/2 cup coarsely chopped roasted, unsalted peanuts
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
6 tablespoons rice vinegar
5 teaspoons sugar
4 1/2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
3/4 teaspoon minced garlic
1/4 teaspoon Crushed red pepper flakes, or to taste


1. Pour boiling water over the rice noodle sin a large heatproof bowl. Let noodles soak for 10 minutes. Drain and rinse well with cold water. Coarsely chop noodles.
2. While noodles soak, place carrots, scallions, and jalape?o in a large servingbowl. Layer on cabbage, then shrimp, basil, mint, and cucumber. Top with a layerof noodles.
3. In a small bowl, whisk dressing ingredients together until sugar is dissolved.Alternately, combine the ingredients in a jar with a tight-fitting lid and shake until smooth and evenly blended. Spoon dressing over salad. Garnish with peanuts and cilantro.
4. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Toss well just before serving.
Source: Hannaford fresh Magazine, March - April 2011

Nutritional Information

* Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate Less Than 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber Less Than 25g 30g
Nutritional Facts
Servings Serves 6
Base Nutrients
Calories 340 kcal (17%)
Calories from Fat 99 kcal (0%)
Total Fat 11 g (16%)
Saturated Fat 2 g (7%)
Cholesterol 115 mg (38%)
Sodium 150 mg (6%)
Total Carbohydrates 41 g (13%)
Dietary Fiber 4 g (16%)
Protein 20 g (33%)
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a

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