McKenzie Makes: Spicy Peanut Vermicelli Salad!

Need a quick and tasty salad to bring to that spring or summer BBQ? Look no further with this simple dish! This dish serves 8-10 people and takes less than 15 minutes to prepare! You can also add tofu or chicken if you want some protein! Enjoy!


  • 1 box rice vermicelli noodles (8 oz)
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 3 TBL soy sauce
  • 4 TBL creamy peanut butter
  • 3 TBL dark brown sugar
  • 3 TBL vegetable oil
  • 1 TBL sriracha or hot sauce
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup scallions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint, chopped
  • 1/2 cup roasted peanuts, chopped
  • salt

To Make:

  • Boil 6 cups water
  • place noodles in large bowl and cover with the boiling water
  • let noodles soak until tender (about 10 minutes), drain and rinse under cold water until cool and place in serving bowl
  • whisk lime juice, soy sauce, peanut butter, brown sugar, hot sauce and vegetable oil until smooth
  • pour dressing over noodles, add bell peppers, scallions, basil, cilantro and mint and toss to combine
  • season with salt and sprinkle with peanuts
  • Enjoy!


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4 responses to “McKenzie Makes: Spicy Peanut Vermicelli Salad!

  1. Jon

    Not to mention it’s Gluten Free if you get the right soy sauce…

  2. Yum! This would satisfy many of my cravings at once! Making this!!

  3. Pingback: Sweet and Tangy Rice Noodle Salad | Seattle Foodshed

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