Thursday, February 18, 2010

Chinese Noodles with Sesame Dressing

Chinese Noodles with Sesame Dressing
From Everyday Food: Fresh Flavor Fast

Printable Recipe

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: time to boil water and cook noodles as directed
Serves: 4

8oz/225g thin Chinese noodles
1 tbsp vegetable oil
¼ cup fresh lime juice (2-3 limes)
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tsp toasted sesame oil
2 tsp light brown sugar
1/8 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
3 tbsp fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped

1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook noodles as per package directions. Drain and rinse under cold water until completely cool. Transfer to a large bowl and toss with oil.

2. In a small bowl whisk together lime juice, soy sauce, sesame oil, brown sugar and red pepper flakes. Whisk in cilantro. Pour over noodles, season with salt and pepper and toss to coat.

Great with Asian Salmon Patties

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