We like to finish this with lots of chili sauce like sriracha or sambal oelek

Rice Vermicelli Bowl with Lime Peanut Dressing

This Southeast Asian-inspired rice noodle bowl is simple to make and super refreshing. Add chicken, beef, shrimp, or tofu for a little extra bulk.

Serves 2-4

¼ to ½ cup peanut sauce

1 lime, juiced

2 tablespoons water

fine sea salt

12 ounce package of rice vermicelli, cooked according to instructions on package

2 carrots, julienned

2 english cucumbers, cut in half lengthwise and sliced on bias

1 cup bean sprouts

1 bunch mint leaves, torn

½ bunch cilantro, roughly chopped

3 scallions, sliced thin on bias

¼ cup peanuts

1. In a large bowl, thin out the sauce with a lime juice and water, adjust seasoning with salt to taste.

2. Add the cooked noodles to the sauce and toss with carrots, cucumbers, bean sprouts, mint, and cilantro. Place on a serving platter or into individual bowls and garnish with the scallions and peanuts.

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