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from "New York Cookbook" by Molly O'Neill

This bright-tasting, exotic chicken and noodle salad makes a delicious summer meal, served warm or cold.

Serves 4 to 6

1/2 bundle bean threads (cellophane noodles)*
3 tablespoons nuoc nam (oriental fish sauce)
2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 3/4 cups shredded cooked chicken
1/2 pound Chinese cabbage, shredded**
1 carrot, peeled and shredded
1 cucumber, peeled, seeded, and shredded
1 small onion, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint leaves
2 tablespoons chopped unsalted peanuts

*FreshDirect Note: For this recipe, we've elected to use thin rice noodles. For best results, we recommend you use 1/2 of the package.

**FreshDirect Note: We've included raw chicken with this recipe. Just bake, sauté, poach or broil before beginning the salad.

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1. Place the cellophane noodles in a large pot of boiling water. Simmer for 2 minutes; remove from the heat. Let the noodles sit in the hot water until tender, about 7 minutes. Drain and set aside.
2. In a small bowl, combine the fish sauce, vinegar, sugar, and garlic.
3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked chicken, cabbage, carrot, cucumber, onion, and cellophane noodles. Add the mint and peanuts, toss well, and serve.

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  A Taste Of Thai Rice Noodles - $4.99/ea
  Cal-Organic Organic Carrots, Bag - $1.99/ea Save! 2 for $3.00
  Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast, Grade A, 3-4pc - $4.99/lb
 Grade A, 3-4pc
  Napa Cabbage - $1.49/lb
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  Green Cucumber, Medium - $0.49/ea Save! 2 for $0.90
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  Organic Yellow Onion, Medium - $2.29/lb
  Mint - $2.99/ea
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  Planters Dry Roasted Unsalted Peanuts - $5.19/ea
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  Domino Granulated White Sugar - $2.49/ea
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  Roland Fish Sauce - $2.29/ea
  Marukan Rice Vinegar - $3.19/ea
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