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Cucumber and noodle salad with peanuts

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This delicious salad is the perfect lunch or dinner on a warm day. It’s bursting with fresh flavours.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time5 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes
Cucumber and noodle salad with peanuts


  • 200g rice noodles
  • 1 Australian Continental Cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup mint leaves
  • 1 cup coriander leaves
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • 1 long red chilli, thinly sliced (optional)
  • 1 tbs fish sauce
  • 2 tbs rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tbs lime juice
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/3 cup (45g) unsalted roasted peanuts
  • Lime wedges, to serve

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  1. Step 1

    Cook the noodles following packet directions. Refresh under cold water. Drain well.
  2. Step 2

    Combine noodles, cucumber, mint, coriander, shallot and chilli, if using, in a large serving bowl. Combine the fish sauce, vinegar, lime juice and oil in a small bowl. Drizzle over the noodle mixture and gently toss to combine.
  3. Step 3

    Sprinkle noodle salad with peanuts and serve with lime wedges.