Spicy asian pasta salad recipe - a delicious cold pasta salad recipe with an asian dressing with sesame oil, chili flakes, chili paste, garlic and more.

Spicy Noodle Salad

A delicious cold pasta salad recipe with a spicy Asian dressing with sesame oil, chili flakes, chili paste, garlic and more.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken pasta salad, noodle salad, spicy noodle salad
Prep Time 3 hours
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 449kcal
Author Randa Derkson


Spicy Noodle Salad Dressing

  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • 2 tbsps toasted sesame oil
  • 2 tbsps rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsps honey
  • 4 tbsps soy sauce I use liquid aminos
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • tsps  grated ginger
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 tbsps  hot garlic chili sauce sambal olek
  • 1 lime
  • Optional: sea salt and pepper

Spicy Noodle Salad

  • 1 box fettuccine noodles 340g I used gluten free
  • 1 red pepper diced
  • 1 yellow pepper diced
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1/2 cup matchstick carrots
  • 3 cups cooked chicken cubed
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1/2 cup cashews


  • Boil the spaghetti noodles according to package directions. In the last two minutes of cooking add the bell peppers and carrots. Drain and cool.
  • Whisk all the dressing ingredients together, taste and add sea salt and pepper if needed.
  • Add the dressing to the noodles and vegetables, along with chicken and cashews.
  • Refrigerate and stir every hour until cold.
  • Top with fresh cilantro.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 449kcal | Carbohydrates: 35.5g | Protein: 14.1g | Fat: 28.6g | Saturated Fat: 6.7g | Cholesterol: 56.1mg | Sodium: 631.2mg | Fiber: 2.3g | Sugar: 7.1g