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Vietnamese Venison Noodle Salad

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Vietnamese Venison Noodle Salad

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Vietnamese Venison Noodle Salad


  • 1 pack Silver Fern Farms Venison Mince
  • 1 shallot, finely diced 
  • 2 tsp garlic, crushed
  • 3 Tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp sambal olek (chili paste)
  • ½ cup white vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp castor sugar
  • 1 Tbsp lemongrass, very finely chopped
  • 1 lime, juice and zest of
  • 2 red chilli, seeds removed, finely diced
  • 200g rice noodles, cooked and drained
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 carrots, peeled
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 cup fresh coriander
  • 1 lime and shredded chilli / chilli flakes, to serve

Vietnamese Venison Noodle Salad


Remove Silver Fern Farms Venison Mince from the fridge and packaging. Mix with garlic, shallot, 1 Tbsp fish sauce, sambal olek, salt and pepper.. Roll the mince into 16 balls and set aside on a baking tray to bloom for 10 mins.

Combine vinegar, sugar, lemongrass and lime zest in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir until sugar dissolves and mixture comes to the boil. Transfer to a small jug and cool. Add 2 Tbsp fish sauce, lime juice and diced chilli. Cook rice noodles according to on pack instructions. Shave carrots and cucumber into ribbons.

Heat a frying pan or BBQ plate to medium-high. Add 2 Tbsp oil and cook the Venison Mince for 2 mins before turning to brown all sides for a further 3 mins. Remove Venison Mince from pan and leave to rest covered in foil for 3-5 mins.

Divide the noodles between four bowls. Top with carrots, cucumber and drizzle with dressing. Arrange the meatballs over the top and garnish with coriander, extra chilli and lime wedges.

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