• 2 x fancy lettuce cut and washed
  • 200g glass noodles
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber sliced
  • 100g green beans blanched
  • 1 x carrot peeled and cut into strips
  • 1 x red or yellow capsicum cut into strips
  • 1/2 cup of Vietnamese mint
  • 1 x small red chilli
  • 1 x wedge of lime to garnish

Dressing ingredients

  • 1 x glove of garlic
  • 1 x tablespoon of rice vinegar
  • 3 x tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 x tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons of oil

Author of this recipe



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Try this recipe which is a little spicy and a little bit sweet. A light and refreshing combination of fresh ingredients, interesting flavours and a special dressing which is easy to make.

Total votes: 662


Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil, cooked noodles for 2 minutes. Rinse in cold water and drain. In a large bowl place noodles, cucumber, beans, carrots, capsicum, mint leaves and chopped chilli, work the ingredients into the noodles till well combined.

In another bowl add the remaining ingredients except the lettuce and whisk well. Pour the dressing over the noodle mix, coat well and serve on a bed of lettuce with a wedge of lime.

Tips from the author

This salad will serve 4 people as an entree or side dish.

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