Boil the noodles al dente, according to the package. Drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside.
Prepare vegetables and place in a large salad bowl. Add the drained noodles.
Mix the dressing ingredients. Pour over the salad and toss gently.
Garnish as desired.
Although garnishes are often considered optional, if you can eat peanuts, add the peanuts to the salad for extra crunch and flavor.
Add as much heat to this salad as you want. The peppers are optional if you prefer mild.