{Smoked Salmon + Ramen Noodle Salad}

I could have a whole category on this blog of things that taste like sushi.  This little number would be right up there at the top of the list, it is delicious, well that goes without saying of course its delicious or I wouldn't of gone to the bother of telling you about it.  So what else? well it feels a little bit fancy because of the smoked salmon, its good for you and the ramen noodles are earthy and sexy and its perfectly finished with nutty toasted sesame seeds.  I am in love.

...the salad
2 tsp smooth peanut butter
2 tbsp rice vinegar
1 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp peanut oil
1 tsp sesame oil
1 tsp honey
270g ramen noodles
200g snow peas, trimmed, thinly sliced length ways
1 bunch asparagus, trimmed, sliced thinly into little discs
100g smoked salmon, sliced
1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
1/4 cup pickled ginger, sliced

In a small bowl combine the peanut butter, vinegar, soy sauce, honey, peanut and sesame oils (or shake in a jar).

Cook the noodles in a large saucepan of boiling water following packet instructions until tender. Refresh under cold running water. Drain well.

Place the sliced snow peas and asparagus in a bowl. Cover with boiling water and set aside for 1 minute. Drain well.

Pop all the ingredients except the sesame seeds on your platter pour over the dressing. Gently toss with your hands to combine.

Sprinkle with the toasted sesame seeds.


  1. Cooked this for dinner tonight, it was a winner! I put a fried egg on one daughters and then everyone wanted one, will be a standard addition next time. Thanks for another great recipe :)

  2. Hi Shara you are such a sweetheart x glad you enjoyed this one I'll try it with an egg myself next time :)


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