TODAY’S RECIPE: Salmon & smacked cucumber noodles
SPEEDY midweek supper. Serves: 2.
150 g vermicelli rice noodles
1 garlic clove, grated
2 tbsp light soy sauce
1 tbsp caster sugar
4 tbsp rice wine vinegar
2 tbsp sesame oil
½ large cucumber
2 carrots, grated
2 skinless poached salmon fillets, flaked
2 tbsp peanuts, chopped
1 Put noodles in a bowl and cover with boiling water from kettle. Set aside for four minutes. Drain and rinse under cold running water, then return to bowl.
2 Mix garlic, soy sauce, sugar, vinegar and sesame oil in a separate bowl. Lightly smack cucumber with a rolling pin to split it, then chop into 2cm pieces. Add to bowl with dressing and toss together.
3 Add dressed cucumber and carrots to noodles. Gently toss through cooked salmon. Divide between two plates, scatter over peanuts and serve.