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Thai Noodle Salad

Updated: Jul 6

Hey there, mama!

We're all looking for ways to eat healthier and save time. This recipe does just that! My Thai Noodle Salad is the ultimate meal prep hack for busy moms like us. It's not just healthy and delicious, but it’s also a lifesaver because you cook it once and can enjoy it all week long. No more scrambling to find something nutritious and tasty for lunch every day!

Thai Noodle Salad

Thai Noodle Salad


Noodles & Veggies:

  • Thin Rice Noodles

  • 1 red bell pepper, julienned

  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced

  • 2 large carrots, peeled into ribbons

  • 1 cup shredded cabbage

  • 1 block firm tofu, pressed and cubed

  • 1/2 cup mixed herbs (cilantro, basil, and mint)

Tofu Seasoning:

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce

  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder

  • 1 tsp sriracha


  • 1/3 cup reduced sodium soy sauce

  • 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar

  • 1.5 tbsp sesame oil

  • 1 tbsp sriracha

  • 1 tbsp Thai sweet chili sauce

  • 1/3 cup almond butter or peanut butter

  • 1 tbsp orange juice

  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger

  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder


Prepare Tofu: Cook your seasoned tofu in an air fryer for 15 minutes, shaking periodically.

Prepare Noodles: Cook the rice noodles according to the package instructions and cool under cold water. Place strained noodles in a large mixing bowl.

Mix Salad: Add the prepared vegetables (bell pepper, scallions, carrots, cabbage) and herbs to the bowl with the noodles. Toss with the dressing.

Serve: To serve, place a portion of the rice noodle salad in a bowl and top with the cooked tofu.

Storage Tips:

  • This noodle salad stays fresh for up to 5 days.

  • Store the tofu separately to keep it from getting soggy.

Pro Tips:

  • Feel free to switch up the veggies based on what you have on hand.

  • If you’re not a fan of tofu, you can easily substitute it with grilled chicken or shrimp.

Ta-da! Your new go-to lunch that’s as easy to make as it is delicious. Trust me, once you try this Thai Noodle Salad, you’ll be hooked. Fair warning - it's pretty hard to stop after one bowl. This stuff is addictive!

Cheers to saving time and eating well.

XO - Tessa



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