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I noticed the same recipe on-line, thought, I’ve these Gardein chick’n strips in my fridge that I needed to attempt, after which type of winged it from reminiscence once I was choosing issues on the grocery retailer. I am SO glad it turned out.
It would not take too lengthy to make and is a good post-workout meal. Do the prep of the veg and sauce earlier than hand, then the remaining is all of the noodles. I had leftover the subsequent day, which have been first rate, however I discovered this one was greatest proper after I made it.

Make Your Meal Even More healthy Tip:

Add some extra veggies to this like julienned snap peas or carrots, (esp. should you’re low on cabbage). I eradicated the sugar from the sauce in my first try, as the opposite flavours have been so sturdy, I actually did not assume it wanted it. And ensure to have a look at your bottled substances just like the fish sauce that they are high quality and never stuffed with extras.



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Serves 2-Four folks (Meals vs Sides/Starters)



– 1/2 package deal (entire wheat if potential) rice noodles (huge)
– 1/Four lb of rooster substitute (I used Gardein chick’n strips minimize in half) – (You can too use rooster, or agency soy)
– 1/2 cup contemporary grapefruit juice (orange may work in a pinch)
– 2 giant garlic cloves, minced
– 1/eight cup fish sauce
– 2 cups shredded crimson cabbage
– 1/Four cup chopped cilantro
– 2 tbsp chopped mint  
– 2 thinly sliced inexperienced onions



Cook dinner the “chick’n” (or rooster, or tofu, no matter you might be utilizing) forward of time and permit to chill within the fridge. 

Soak the noodles in chilly water for 20-30 minutes. Add them to a pot of boiling water, cooking for just a few  minutes till al dente. Drain and rinse the noodles in chilly water, draining once more after. Then repeat, washing them this manner no less than 2 occasions , however Four occasions is greatest. This assures that the noodles will not stick collectively! (DON’T SKIP THIS!)
Prep the remainder of the substances, shredding the cabbage, chopping the mint and cilantro, and inexperienced onions, juicing the grapefruit, mincing the garlic

Should you do that forward of time whereas cooking the chick’n, or whereas the noodles are doing their factor, it makes life simpler.

In a small bowl, whisk collectively the fish sauce, juice, and garlic.

In a big bowl, add the noodles, cabbage and inexperienced onions, combining. (If utilizing crimson cabbage, issues will flip a bit pink.) Add the dressing, tossing till coated, after which add the mint, cilantro, and chick’n (or no matter you selected), tossing once more!

Get pleasure from straight away. Like I mentioned earlier than, the noodles will get a bit sticky when chilled within the fridge, however are nonetheless good.


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images and recipe by: Christine McAvoy