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Coconut meat sesame noodles with bok choy and tamarind dressing

Coconut Meat Sesame Noodles

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What you need

  • 1.5 lbs of Copra coconut meat (defrosted)
  • 1 baby bok choy, coarsely chopped
  • 2 yellow bell peppers, seeded, deribbed and julienned
  • 2 green onions, white and green parts finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup mint, finely chopped

For the dressing:

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp tahini
  • 1 tbsp coconut aminos
  • 2 inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 1/2 small jalapeno, seeded and finely minced
  • 1/2 tsp tamarind paste
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp Copra coconut nectar
  • 1 1/4 sea salt 
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds


step by step

  1. To prepare the coconut meat noodles, slice the coconut meat into thin strips with a sharp knife
  2. Combine the coconut, bok choy, bell peppers, green onions, cilantro and mint in a large bowl.
  3. To make the dressing, whisk together all of the ingredients. 
  4. Drizzle the dressing onto the salad and mix well. Sprinkle on the sesame seeds and serve immediately.


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