Spiralized Asian Salad

Spiralized Asian Salad Recipe with carrot & cucumber featuring a spicy lime sauce. Reminds me of food I ate in singapore. thenomadicwife.com

It literally takes longer to write this recipe than it does to make it, which is a big achievement because it usually takes me less than 15 minutes to do a write-up. Now, I want to discuss this spiralizer situation. You've got some options! 

You can go full tilt & get yourself one of those fancy pants spiralizers, but they're expensive and often clunky. So what I suggest instead is a hand-held one. It's usually the shape of an hourglass & has two sizes for cutting. 

The fun part of a spiralizer is that you get long noodle like veggie strands... which is really cool. Hello carrot spaghetti! Oh, and if you're careful (they're really sharp) we're talking hours and hours of fun trying to put everything through them. Your inner child is going to have a field day! :P

There is one more option, if you're not in the mood for a new kitchen gadget. You can use a potato peeler (some of them have a julienne attachment) or even a mandoline (again, with the julienne attachment).

If you don't want to try any of the above, you can just use a good old potato peeler and make thin strips. It's not quite as much fun, but from a purely functional point of view it still works! <3

Spiralized Asian Salad Recipe with carrot & cucumber featuring a spicy lime sauce. Reminds me of food I ate in singapore. thenomadicwife.com

Ingredients

makes 2 portions

4 large carrots, spiralized
4 zucchini, spiralized
1 lime, juiced
2 T rice vinegar
2-3 T honey, to taste
1 t sriracha, to taste
1 t toasted sesame oil
pinch of salt
chia seeds for topping

Directions

5 mins

Spiralize your veggies then place them in a large mixing bowl
In a separate, small bowl, mix the remaining ingredients (except the chia) together and taste to make sure your dressing is neither too sweet or too spicy
Add the dressing to your "noodles", mix well
Top with chia seeds & enjoy!