This tasty Thai salad clocks in at a mere 322 calories and is a typical “fasting day” dinner from The FastDiet, the much buzzed-about weight-loss plan by Michael Mosley and Mimi Spencer.
THAI SALAD (322 calories)
Soak 1.8 ounces rice vermicelli noodles (194 calories) in water according to package instructions.
Combine 2 tablespoons Thai fish sauce (20 calories), the juice of 1 lime (1 calorie), 1 teaspoon sugar (16 calories), 2 scallions (white and green parts), trimmed and thinly sliced (5 calories), and 1 very small red chile, finely chopped (1 calorie) in a bowl. Mix well. Add 10 very small cooked and peeled shrimp (30 calories) and 2 large carrots, peeled and grated (55 calories).
Drain the noodles and add. Toss well.