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Spicy Asian Noodle Salad

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Sides
Cuisine: Asian
Author: Pam - For the Love of Cooking / Original from Pickled Plum


  • 8 oz spaghetti cooked in salted water, per package instructions
  • 3-4 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 Thai chile sliced
  • 1/2 English cucumber peeled, seeds removed, and julienned
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil chopped


  • Cook the spaghetti in salted water, per package instructions; drain well & rinse under cold water.
  • While the spaghetti is cooking, combine the rice vinegar, soy sauce, sesame oil, minced garlic, sliced Thai chile, and sugar in a large serving bowl; whisk until well combined.
  • Add the drained spaghetti to the whisked spicy dressing and toss to coat evenly; set aside to allow flavors to mingle for 15-30 minutes, making sure to toss the noodles every once in a while.
  • Add the sliced cucumber, bean sprouts, cilantro, and basil right before serving; toss to mix well. Enjoy.