Lobster Noodle Salad

Nova Scotia lobster is the star of this cold noodle salad with bright herbs and a sweet and sour Vietnamese-inspired dressing. Allow the mint and cilantro to wake your pallet and the overall light flavours to showcase our delicious lobster.  


225 g  rice noodles
2 lbs cooked Nova Scotia lobster, shelled and roughly chopped 
1 small cucumber, thinly sliced
½ cup mint leaves
½ cup cilantro leaves 
¼ cup peanuts, toasted and crushed
1  fresh red chile, thinly sliced


1 cup  warm water
½ cup  lime juice
⅓ cup sugar
¼ cup fish sauce
½ tsp  chile flakes

Directions (serves 6):

  1. Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain and cool.
  2. Whisk together dressing until the sugar is fully dissolved. Toss together noodles, lobster, cucumber, fresh herbs, and dressing. Garnish with peanuts and chilies.

Recipe provided by: Wild Card Creative 

Source Guide: 

*Purchase fresh local lobster at Arichat Seafood MarketClearwater Retail ShopsFisherman’s Market InternationalVictoria Co-op 
**Pick up farm-fresh seasonal produce from Noggins Corner Farm MarketStirling Fruit FarmsMasstown Market or one of the many other Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia.

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