Spicy Salmon with Vermicelli Noodle Salad

From New Idea’s 20 Minute Meals!

Liven up your taste buds with this spicy salmon recipe – it’s way more satisfying (and on the table faster) than takeaway!

Spicy Salmon with Vermicelli Noodle Salad

*Serves 4, *Prep and Cook: 20 mins


  • 150g vermicelli bean
  • thread noodles
  • 4 x 150g skinless salmon fillets, bones removed
  • 2 cups shredded carrot (180g)
  • 2 small Lebanese cucumbers, halved, thinly sliced
  • 4 green spring onions,
  • thinly sliced diagonally
  • ¼ cup tonkatsu sauce
  • 1 tblsp sriracha sauce
  • 2 tblsps honey
  • Lime wedges, to serve
  • 2 tblsps sesame seeds, toasted


  1. Place noodles in a large, heatproof bowl. Cover with boiling water. Stand for 10 minutes. Drain. Rinse under cold water. Drain well. Return to bowl. Cut into shorter lengths, using kitchen scissors.
  2. Meanwhile, heat a large, non-stick frying pan over a high heat. Add salmon. Cook for about 3 to 4 minutes on each side, or until cooked to your liking. Remove.
  3. Add carrot, cucumber and onions to noodles in bowl. Toss well.
  4. Combine sauces and honey in a small jug. Mix well.
  5. Serve salmon with salad and lime wedges. Drizzle with sauce mixture. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

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