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Asian Cucumber Noodle Salad

This bright and colorful salad is easy to make and fun to eat! Serve as a side dish or main dish. It is perfect for parties, potlucks, or every day eating!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

For the Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup lite soy sauce or tamari sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

For the Salad:

  • 1 large seedless English cucumber, spiralized (I used Blade C)
  • 1 cup cooked edamame
  • 1 red bell pepper thinly sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper thinly sliced
  • 2 large carrots julienned
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red cabbage
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro

Instructions

  1. First, make the dressing. In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce or tamari, sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, lime juice, water, green onions, cilantro, sesame seeds, ginger, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cucumber noodles, edamame, peppers, carrots, cabbage, and cilantro. Toss to combine. When ready to serve, drizzle dressing over salad and serve immediately.
  3. Note-don't dress the salad until you are ready to eat or the cucumber noodles will turn slightly brown.