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Cold Sesame Noodles with Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce

Cold Sesame Noodles

Asian style cold sesame noodles dressed with a spicy Thai peanut sauce

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 11 minutes
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 450 kcal

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

  1. In a small sauce pan add 1 - 12 oz. can coconut milk

  2. add 1 and 1/2 tbs. creamy peanut butter
  3. on low heat fold until incorporated
  4. then add 3 tbs. light brown sugar and 2 birds eye chilies and fold until incorporated

  5. then add 3 tbs. sesame oil, 2 tbs. soy sauce, 2 tbs. grated ginger and 1/2 clove of grated garlic. fold until incorporated
  6. add 5 tbs. sweet chile sauce, 5 tbs. chopped cilantro and 3 tbs. lemon zest.
  7. Let sit for 5 minutes and check for consistency.
  8. if your sauce is too thick and clumpy, fold in 2 tbs. cold water.

    (do not refrigerate).

Instructions for Egg Noodles

  1. bring 4 quarts salted water to a boil

  2. add egg noodles and let cook for 9 minutes

  3. strain noodles and shock them in ice water for 5 minutes, then strain and set aside

Instructions for Plating

  1. add 1 peeled and baton cucumber, about one to two inches of English cucumber and transfer to a large bowl

  2. fold in your peanut sauce using a rubber spatula

  3. add your cold egg noodles in 1/2 batches

  4. gently fold 1 julienne scallion to each half

  5. using a wide fork, twist the noodles with peanut sauce "Italian Style" over a plate. drizzle more peanut sauce on top

  6. garnish with scallions

  7. serve immediately