Master Recipe for Cool Noodle Salads

Master Recipe for Cool Noodle Salads
Photo by Ben Fink

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh, crisp bean sprouts
  • Nuoc cham (Vietnamese Dipping Sauce)
  • 8 oz. dried rice vermicelli
  • 2 Tbs. chopped roasted peanuts
  • 1 recipe for Warm Lemon Grass Shrimp, Vietnamese Grilled Pork, or Stir-Fried Vegetables.
  • 1/3 to ½ cup roughly chopped or small whole mint leaves
  • 2 cups washed and shredded romaine, red, or green leaf lettuce
  • + 3 more ingredients
    • 12 sprigs fresh cilantro
    • 1/3 to ½ cup roughly chopped or small basil or Thai basil leaves
    • 1-½ cups peeled, seeded, and julienned cucumber

Divide the lettuce, bean sprouts, cucumber, mint, and basil among four large soup or pasta bowls. If working ahead of time, cover each bowl with damp paper towels and refrigerate. Set peanuts aside. Make 1 recipe nuoc cham and refrigerate. Bring a medium potful of water to a rolling boil. Add...

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