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Pomelo noodle salad

Don’t be put off by the list of ingredients - this Asian-inspired noodle salad is so quick and easy to make!

Combining crunchy peanuts with a tasty sweet chilli dressing, this unique dish by Everyday Healthy Recipes is a great way to use the pomelo in your HeroGo box.

New to pomelos? Originally from Asia, this citrus fruit has firm pulp and a flavour similar to grapefruit, only sweeter, making them great for desserts or salads, like this one.

Try serving this dish with prawns, fried tofu or just a sprinkling of coconut flakes to make it a delicious lunch or dinner.

Nutritional content

Servings: 5 people

Prep time: 25 minutes


319 kcal

Total fat









80g noodles

1 pomelo

2 1/2 tbsp sweet chilli sauce

2 1/2 tbsp vegetable oil

2 tbsp fresh lime juice

1 1/2 tbsp soy sauce

2 tsp maple syrup

1 tsp sesame oil

1 1/2 medium avocados, deseeded & cubed

2 spring onions, chopped

4 tbsp roasted peanuts, chopped

4 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped

1 chilli, deseeded & chopped


  1. Follow the packet’s instructions to cook the noodles. Once cooked, strain and rinse under cold water. Set aside for the time being.

  2. While the noodles are cooking, prepare the pomelo. Start by removing the pointy end, then score the thick skin a few times all the way around the fruit. Peel it, separate the segments and remove the membranes. We only need the pulp for this recipe, so crumble it and set it aside for the time being.

  3. Next, make the dressing. Put the sweet chilli sauce, vegetable oil, lime juice, soy sauce, maple syrup and sesame oil into a bowl. Stir well until smooth.

  4. Finally, assemble the salad. Start by dishing up the noodles and crumbling the pomelo pulp on top. Scatter with avocado, spring onion, peanuts, coriander and chilli, then drizzle over the dressing. Serve and enjoy!


To store: We recommend eating this salad straight away, but leftovers can be kept in an airtight container in the fridge for one day.


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