Cold Asian Noodles Recipe with Smoked Salmon

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Add variety to this delicious Asian noodle recipe by serving it with chicken or a different mixture of vegetables.
2 servings SERVINGS


  • 8 ounces rice noodles
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons teriyaki sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and cut into strips
  • 1 yellow pepper, cut into strips
  • 4 ounces smoked salmon, sliced (try to get salmon with no nitrites, preservatives or added colors)
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds, for garnish


  • Cook rice noodles according to package directions, or bring a pot of water to a boil, add noodles, turn off burner, and let them cook for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Whisk together teriyaki sauce, rice vinegar and sesame oil. When noodles are finished, rinse them with cold water and toss with the dressing.
  • In a large serving bowl, combine noodles with cucumber, yellow pepper and salmon. Garnish with sesame seeds and serve chilled. Serves 2 Substitutions: Try cooked chicken instead of salmon, and radishes or carrots in place of yellow pepper. Healthy Tidbit: Salmon is a wonderful source of omega-3 essential fatty acids, which makes it ideal for the anti-inflammatory diet. Wild-caught salmon offers the highest content of essential fatty acids. Find more recipes and learn managing inflammation in Prevent Illness with the Anti-Inflammatory Diet.
    Adapted from The Anti-Inflammation Diet and Recipe Book: Protect Yourself and Your Family from Heart Disease, Arthritis, Diabetes, Allergies—and More by Jessica K. Black. Black’s book contains 125 delicious recipes, plus research supporting her recommended dietary choices.

My family loves this hearty salad for dinner. It can feed two as a main course; if you’re feeding more, double the recipe.

Cold Asian Noodles Recipe with Smoked Salmon

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