Spicy Asian Cellophane Noodle Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
  • READY IN 40 mins

Spicy Asian Cellophane Noodle Salad

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"Asian style salad with cellophane noodles, hard boiled eggs, fried tofu, and sauteed zucchini and onion, tossed with a tasty, spicy Thai chile sauce."

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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    25 mins
  • READY IN

    40 mins

Directions

  1. Place eggs in a saucepan with enough cold water to cover, and bring a boil. Remove from heat, cover, and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from hot water, cool, peel, and chop.
  2. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat, and cook the onion and zucchini until tender. Mix in the tofu, and continue to cook and stir until browned on all sides.
  3. With a mortar and pestle, grind the garlic and Thai chiles into a fine paste. Mix with the fish sauce, lime juice, sugar, and salt.
  4. Bring 1 quart water to boil in a pot. Turn off heat, and soak the cellophane noodles in the hot water 1 minute, or until soft.
  5. In a large bowl, toss together the eggs, tofu mixture, garlic and chile paste, noodles, and lettuce.
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Dec 22, 2005

I'm sorry to say that this didn't turn out really well. There were WAY too many noodles, and it was just too gelatinous and globby. I added more spices and even soy sauce to try and salvage it, but I ended up throwing out the whole bowl.

 
Aug 27, 2007

I have no idea what the other reviewer did wrong. This was a fabulous salad. The only change I made was to swap out the zucchini with cucumber and the tofu with real shrimp. I'm just not partial to tofu and zucchini. I also used green onion, instead of standard onions and scrambled the eggs. This lovely dish fed the whole family, even the kids were coming back for more!

 
May 24, 2011

This was not good - I wouldn't recommend maaking this.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 449 kcal
  • 22%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 67.5 g
  • 22%
  • Cholesterol
  • 212 mg
  • 70%
  • Fat
  • 13.6 g
  • 21%
  • Fiber
  • 3.8 g
  • 15%
  • Protein
  • 18.3 g
  • 37%
  • Sodium
  • 1125 mg
  • 45%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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