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Thai Chicken Noodle Salad with Peanut Lime Dressing

This award winning Thai chicken noodle salad, made with grilled chicken, vermicelli noodles and spicy peanut lime dressing is healthy, delicious and easy to make. It's also Weight Watchers friendly at only 6 smart points per serving!
Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine Thai
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 202kcal
Author Terri Gilson

Ingredients

Salad:

Dressing:

Instructions

  • Season chicken with garlic powder and cajun seasoning and grill on BBQ (or cook on stove top) until cooked through. 
  • Wash and chop vegetables, mix together. Soak vermicelli noodles in hot water for 5 minutes. Drain and add to salad.
  • Add all dressing ingredients together and microwave for 45 seconds. Remove and stir with whisk. Return to microwave for another 45 seconds. Add, chicken, noodles, dressing and toss. Serve with garlic toast, if desired

Notes

Nutrition Facts
Thai Chicken Noodle Salad with Peanut Lime Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 202 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 24mg8%
Sodium 429mg19%
Potassium 340mg10%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 2520IU50%
Vitamin C 31.3mg38%
Calcium 19mg2%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
 
Bonus recipe:
Quick Garlic Toast:
Ingredients:
6 slices Thick Italian bread
3 tbsp butter
1 tsp minced garlic
1 tsp parsley
Instructions:
Toast bread. Mix butter, minced garlic and parsley together. Spread on bread. Serve with salad.
*Note-Variations:
VEGETARIAN  *Use peanuts and raw sunflower seeds instead of chicken for vegetarian meal
*Substitute vegetables if you have aversions or preferences
*Substitute seasoning of your choice for the meat
Time savers:
*Buy pre-grated bag of carrots
*Buy whole roasted chicken from grocery store and chop up breast meat.
 
Nutrition Facts
Thai Chicken Noodle Salad with Peanut Lime Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 202 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 24mg8%
Sodium 429mg19%
Potassium 340mg10%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 2520IU50%
Vitamin C 31.3mg38%
Calcium 19mg2%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
** I use light peanut butter, so it has less fat and calories than noted in this nutritional analysis (as light peanut butter was not an option)

Nutrition

Calories: 202kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 429mg | Potassium: 340mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 2520IU | Vitamin C: 31.3mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 0.7mg