Spicy Peanut and Sesame Noodles

Spicy Peanut and Sesame Noodles


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About this recipe: A simple, yet delicious Chinese-inspired noodle dish. Egg noodles are tossed in a delectable dressing, made from sesame oil, garlic, peanut butter, chilli, sesame seeds, light soy sauce, lime juice and fresh coriander. Serve hot or cold.

Serves: 4 - 6

  • 500g medium egg noodles, cooked as packet instructions
  • 3 tablespoons groundnut oil
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted peanut butter
  • 1 small chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
  • 4 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 4 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves
  • salt and pepper to taste

Prep:10min  ›  Ready in:10min 

  1. In a small bowl, mix together the oils, garlic, peanut butter, chilli, sesame seeds, soy sauce, lime juice, coriander leaves and salt and pepper until well incorporated
  2. Toss the hot noodles with the dressing and serve either hot or cold. Enjoy!

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Reviews (2)


Smashing surprise dish. I was quite apprehensive when making this dish, as I have never tried corriander in chinese kitchen before. My concern was that corriander ( which I like a lot) may overpower other ingridients. It turned out to be perfect marriage. You still had typical chinese saltiness, sweetness and hotness, perfectly balanced with freshness. I also was worried the portion was not very substantial -no meat, not much veg, but again it was more filling than I thought it would be, and not too heavy. Sounds like great option for those who count calories without compromise of taste. The only thing I did alter was garlic amount, which I tripled. - 31 Aug 2016


I love this dish so easy to make, I add thinly sliced beef fried quickly in a little sesame oil amazing - 20 May 2016

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