Cold Szechwan Sesame Noodles

Italian pasta can be substituted for Chinese egg noodles in this recipe. For added flair, garnish with cilantro leaves.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. peanut butter
  • 3 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 4 tsp. sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. black rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. chili oil
  • 8 ounces egg noodles
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and sliced
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. toasted sesame seeds

Directions

  • Place peanut butter, soy sauce, sugar, black rice vinegar, sesame oil, garlic, and chili oil in a food processor and process until smooth. Set aside.
  • Prepare the egg noodles according to the instructions on the package. Drain. Allow the noodles to cool.
  • Meanwhile, toss cucumber with salt and leave for 15 minutes.
  • When noodles are cold, toss with the sauce. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve over the cucumber slices.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. peanut butter
  • 3 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 4 tsp. sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. black rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. chili oil
  • 8 ounces egg noodles
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and sliced
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. toasted sesame seeds

Directions

  • Place peanut butter, soy sauce, sugar, black rice vinegar, sesame oil, garlic, and chili oil in a food processor and process until smooth. Set aside.
  • Prepare the egg noodles according to the instructions on the package. Drain. Allow the noodles to cool.
  • Meanwhile, toss cucumber with salt and leave for 15 minutes.
  • When noodles are cold, toss with the sauce. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve over the cucumber slices.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories420
Total Fat19g
Saturated Fat3.5g
Cholesterol50mg
Sodium1170mg
Total Carbohydrate50g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars8g
Protein13g