Salmon noodle salad with ginger and lime dressing

World Salmon Day is on Saturday, October 8 and it has us asking the question, ‘How much fish does your kid eat?’ Packed full of nutrients, including protein, B group vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids, salmon is the ultimate superfood. However, a new survey reveals half of Australians aren’t turning to the most effective food sources when looking for an omega-3 boost.

We thought an easy recipe that helps you and your family increase your intake of fish might just be good for the weekly meal plan. If you have Little Ones or fussy easters, try our Crumbed salmon, lemon and dill patties instead.

Prep time 15 minutes
Cooking time 10 minutes
Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 120g dried thick egg noodles, cooked
  • 70g snow peas, finely sliced
  • 1 long red chilli, cut into thin strips
  • 1 small cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 head of baby broccoli, cut into tiny flowerettes (you can use the stems in a stir fry)
  • 150g cooked salmon

FOR THE DRESSING

  • 2 tbsp peanut oil
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 3 tsp sweet soy sauce (ketjap manis)
  • 1/2 tsp finely chopped birds eye chilli, optional
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Method

  1. Cook noodles according to packet instructions. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile prepare dressing. Combine peanut oil, lime juice, honey, ginger, sesame oil, ketjap manis and chilli in a jar and shake.
  3. Toss together cooked noodles, snow peas, chili, cucumber and broccoli.
  4. Flake cooked salmon into chunks and scatter over noodles. Pour dressing. Garnish with fresh herbs.

 

Nutritional Information (per serving)

No nutritional information available.


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By Angela Sutherland
After spending many years hustling stories on busy editorial desks around the world, Angela is now mum of two little ones and owner/editor at Kids on the Coast / Kids in the City. She is an atrocious cook and loves cutting shapes to 90s dance music. Angela is the editor of Kids on the Coast - a free family magazine whats on guide for Kids: things to do, school holiday fun and free activities for kids... Fun attractions, family food & travel, kids health & wellbeing, kids parties venues, parenting, pregnancy & babies, guide for parents. Servicing Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and beyond, Kids on the Coast is an online guide for parents with kids things to do with kids, schools and education and lifestyle news located on Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast & Brisbane, QLD.

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