Wednesday, April 14, 2010

BBQ Vermicelli Salad, Mango and Gai Lan



I was so famished when I got home today... I wanted something really quick.
BBQ. Soaking noodles. Quick.

4 cups Gai Lan or other Asian greens
1/2 package vermicelli noodles
Protein (we had pork chops, brushed with maple syrup and garlic chili sauce - go for chicken! tofu!)
3 green onions, chopped on the bias
1 ripe mango, sliced
Cilantro
Thai basil
1 lime
1 lemon
2 cloves garlic, minced
Sesame oil
Vegetable oil

*Soak the vermicelli until soft, mix with some sesame oil and juice of one lime. Toss with the fresh herbs.
*Cook your protein (tofu, chicken, pork, shrimp...), cut into slices and set aside
*Sauté your greens in a mix of vegetable and sesame oil + garlic. Toss with the grated rind of one lemon and juice of one half lemon. Season with salt. Set aside.
*Assemble the salad!!! Gai Lan, noodles, protein, mango, green onions.

1 comment:

Shari said...

Sounds delicious, quick and easy!

 
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