Cold Sesame Noodles with Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce

Cold Sesame Noodles

Asian style cold sesame noodles dressed with a spicy Thai peanut sauce
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Chinese
Prep Time: 11 minutes
Total Time: 11 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 450kcal

Ingredients

Cold Sesame Noodles

  • 1/2 lb. egg noodles dry
  • 1 12oz can coconut milk
  • 1- 1/2 tbs. peanut butter creamy
  • 2 birds eye chilies
  • 3 tbs. sesame oil quality
  • 3 tbs. light brown sugar
  • 2 tbs. ginger minced
  • 2 tbs. soy sauce quality
  • 1/2 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tbs. water cold
  • 5 tbs. cilantro chopped
  • 3 tbs. lemon zest micro-fined
  • 5 tbs. sweet chili sauce quality
  • 1 English cucumber batoned
  • 1 scallion julienned

Instructions

Instructions for Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce

  • In a small sauce pan add 1 - 12 oz. can coconut milk
  • add 1 and 1/2 tbs. creamy peanut butter
  • on low heat fold until incorporated
  • then add 3 tbs. light brown sugar and 2 birds eye chilies and fold until incorporated
  • then add 3 tbs. sesame oil, 2 tbs. soy sauce, 2 tbs. grated ginger and 1/2 clove of grated garlic. fold until incorporated
  • add 5 tbs. sweet chile sauce, 5 tbs. chopped cilantro and 3 tbs. lemon zest.
  • Let sit for 5 minutes and check for consistency.
  • if your sauce is too thick and clumpy, fold in 2 tbs. cold water.
    (do not refrigerate).

Instructions for Egg Noodles

  • bring 4 quarts salted water to a boil
  • add egg noodles and let cook for 9 minutes
  • strain noodles and shock them in ice water for 5 minutes, then strain and set aside

Instructions for Plating

  • add 1 peeled and baton cucumber, about one to two inches of English cucumber and transfer to a large bowl
  • fold in your peanut sauce using a rubber spatula
  • add your cold egg noodles in 1/2 batches
  • gently fold 1 julienne scallion to each half
  • using a wide fork, twist the noodles with peanut sauce "Italian Style" over a plate. drizzle more peanut sauce on top
  • garnish with scallions
  • serve immediately

Nutrition

Calories: 450kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 519mg | Potassium: 405mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 390IU | Vitamin C: 40.8mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 1.9mg