Chilled Sesame Noodles

5 from 1 reviews

Nutty, sweet and a little spicy, these chilled sesame noodles are ready in just 15 minutes!


  • 1 pound fresh or frozen Chinese egg noodles
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 cup English cucumber (peeled, seeded, and sliced into sticks)
  • 1/4 cup chopped roasted peanuts (optional)


  • 2 tablespoons Chinese sesame paste or tahini
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon smooth peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ginger (peeled and minced)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic (minced)
  • 2 teaspoons chili garlic sauce


  1. Cook noodles according to directions on the package (about 5 minutes in boiling water).
  2. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. Add sesame oil and toss well.
  3. Whisk all the ingredients for the sauce in a bowl and add to the noodles. Toss until noodles are
  4. evenly coated.
  5. Top with cucumber and/or peanuts and serve.


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