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Cold Sesame Noodles

Springy cold noodles with a savory and spicy sesame sauce!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: noodles, sesame

Ingredients

  • half pack lo mein noodles (egg noodles) can sub with your favorite egg noodles or wheat noodles

Sesame Sauce

  • tablespoon Chinese sesame paste
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoon water

Oil Sauce

  • 3 garlic cloves minced finely
  • ½ tablespoon ginger minced
  • tablespoon oil vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon can sub with salt

Garnish

  • chopped cilantro
  • 1 green onion sliced
  • toasted sesame seeds
  • half english cucumber cut julienne
  • 2 teaspoon chili oil Lao gan ma or sichuan chili oil

Instructions

  • Cook noodles according to package directions. After the noodles are done cooking, rinse under cold water to make the noodles more chewy!
  • Make sesame sauce by mixing Chinese sesame paste, rice vinegar, sugar, soy sauce and water until smooth (no sesame paste chunks).
  • Make oil sauce by adding minced ginger, minced garlic, salt and chicken bouillon in a bowl. Heat up 2.5 tbs oil in a pan until you see smoke. Then add the hot oil into the bowl and mix until salt has dissolved.
  • Add sesame sauce, oil sauce, & chili oil to the noodles. Top the noodles with chopped cilantro, green onions, sliced cucumber and sesame seeds. Mix well and enjoy!

Video

@cookwithdana

cold sesame noodles to cool off those hot summer days 🤗 #chinesefood #cookwithme #easyrecipes #asianrecipes

♬ original sound - Joanne He

Notes

  • Cooking tip: when using sesame paste, make sure to stir the jar to ensure the oil can mix with the paste at the bottom. Then, scoop your sesame paste.
  • can sub chicken bouillon with salt 

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