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Walnut Meat Rice Noodle Saute

Recipe by Bianca Osbourne






Skip the meat with this Asian-style rice noodle saute. Full of flavour and packed with protein, we love this walnut meat recipe! *Please note that some ingredients will be repeated as the main recipe and the walnut meat share ingredients in amounts that cannot be added together in a clear way.*


  1. 1

    In a bowl combine the red chili paste, seasoned rice vinegar, sesame oil, maple syrup and soy sauce; set aside.

  2. 2

    Make Walnut Meat: Add 1/2 cup of soy sauce, rice vinegar, 1/2 tbsp of maple syrup, 1/3 cup of red onion and your walnuts in a thick bottomed pan, bring to a simmer.

  3. 3

    Simmer for 10 minutes, remove from heat and steep for 30 minutes, covered.

  4. 4

    Strain, add to a food processor and pulse until meat texture is achieved (extra can be stored in the refrigerator for up to one week)

  5. 5

    In a saute pan heat the olive oil on medium high heat, add the garlic, red onion, scallion and red chili and cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly to prevent burning. Add 1/2 cup of the walnut meat and cook for an additional minute.

  6. 6

    Pour in the sauce that you set aside from step 1 and heat through.

  7. 7

    Remove from the heat and toss with cooked rice noodles.

  8. 8

    Serve with chopped peanuts and fresh cilantro.

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