Spiralized zucchini and yellow squash make up the base of this Salmon and Zucchini Noodles with Spicy Peanut Sauce. The refreshing and zesty sauce will make a lasting impression on everyone who is lucky enough to join you for this meal.
Course Main Course
Keyword Zucchini Noodles with Spicy Peanut Sauce
Prep Time 30minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
Total Time 50minutes
1/3cuplow sodium soy sauce
3 tbspLee Kum Kee Chiu Chow Chili Oil
2tbspLee Kum Kee Panda Brand Oyster Flavored Sauce
1 tbspginger paste
1/4 cuplow sodium soy sauce
1/4 cupfresh lime juice
1/4cupcreamy peanut butter
2tbspLee Kum Kee Chiu Chow Chili Oil
1tbspLee Kum Kee Hoisin Sauce
1tbspcanola or vegetable oil
2tsplight brown sugar
6cupsspiralized zucchini noodles
2 cupsspiralized yellow squash noodles
canola or vegtable oil
3cupsfresh mung bean sprouts
1/2cupfresh cilantro, divided
1/2 cupfresh mint, divided
1/2cuproasted, salted peanuts
4scallions, cut into 1" pieces
Combine all ingredients for the marinade in a shallow dish or a Ziploc bag and let salmon marinate for 30 minutes. Remove salmon from marinade and cook (air fry, grill or bake) salmon in one of the three ways previously mentioned in this post. Discard marinade. (If you want to serve the salmon warm over the noodles, cook the salmon after you put together the sauce and noodles. If you want to serve the salmon more room temperature, cook the salmon as the first step.)
In a medium sized bowl, combine all ingredients for the sauce and whisk until fully combined. Set aside.
In a large, nonstick pan over medium-low heat, slightly cook spiralized noodles in batches with a small amount of oil (about 2-3 minutes).; do not brown the noodles. Transfer each batch to a paper towel lined pan and let them cool.
In a large bowl, combine cooked spiralized squash, sprouts, carrots, 1/4 cup cilantro, 1/4 cup peanuts and 2 Tablespoons fresh mint. Pour sauce over top and toss until coated. Place noodles on a large serving dish and sprinkle with remaining cilantro, peanuts and mint, Also sprinkle with chopped scallions. Place salmon on top of the noodles. Serve with lime wedges.
This dish also tastes great the next day and makes great leftovers.