Don’t worry about precise measurements when making this noodle salad from Jason Appelt of Sunrise Bistro. “It’s all in a bowl mixed together,” he says. “We don’t really measure anything.”

Ingredients

2 cup rice noodles

1/2 cup sweet chili sauce

1/3 cup soy sauce

1 tablespoon sesame oil

1 tablespoon hoisin

1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar

1/2 cup watercress

1/2 cup spinach

1/4 cup red onion, sliced

1/4 cup carrots, julienned

2 tablespoons peanuts, crushed

Directions

Prepare rice noodles according to package instructions. Drain and refrigerate until chilled. Whisk together sweet chili sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil, hoisin and rice wine vinegar in a bowl. Toss noodles with spinach, watercress, onion, carrots and peanuts.

Dress to taste with sweet chili sauce mixture.