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sesame and cilantro vermicelli salad

Recipe by
judy wellington
The Villages, FL

This was made by Betty Ellis of The Villages, FL May, 2014

yield 4 -8
prep time 6 Hr 10 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For sesame and cilantro vermicelli salad

  • 8 oz
    vermicilli, thin spaghetti, or angel hair pasta
  • salt
  • 1/2 c
    coarsely chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 c
    chopped peanuts
  • 1/4 c
    thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/4 c
    sliced and chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    toasted sesame seeds
  • 1/4 c
    corn oil or grapeseed oil
  • 3 Tbsp
    dark sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp
    crushed dried red pepper or chili powder
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    soy sauce (use less if using tamari which is more concentrated than soy sauce)

How To Make sesame and cilantro vermicelli salad

  • 1
    Cook the paste in a large saucepan in salted boiling water according to package directions. Drain but DO NOT rinse.
  • 2
    While the pasta is cooking, prepare the dressing. In a microwave safe dish, heat the vegetable oil, sesame oil, and red pepper flakes in the microwave on high heat for 2 minutes. Add the honey and soy sauce and mix well.
  • 3
    Combine the drained pasta with the dressing in a large bowl until the pasta is well coated. Cover and chill for several hours.
  • 4
    When ready to serve, mix in the cilantro, peanuts, green onions, and red bell pepper. Garnish with the toasted sesame seeds.