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Chinese Sesame Noodles from food writer, Franco Salzillo, food and drink writer!
Have you ever wondered what makes Chinese sesame noodles so tasty? The oily noodles are, without a doubt, one of America’s favorite dishes, and that’s no surprise.
The first Chinese immigrates to arrive in the US brought the dish around the 1850s. Chinese noodles are as American as apple pie, and we’ll show you how to make an easy version that is better than takeout.
Serving four. It takes 10 minutes.
- 1 pound noodles
- 4 tbsp sesame oil
- 3 tbsp soy sauce
- 2 tbsp Chinese rice vinegar
- 2 tbsp Chinese sesame paste
- 1 tbsp peanut butter
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 1 tsp ginger, finely grated
- 2 tsp garlic, minced
- 2 tsp chili oil
- 4 tbsp roasted peanuts, chopped
- 4 tbsp chives, coarsely chopped.
- Add your noodles into a boiling pot of water until tender but firm. Drain and toss with two tablespoons of sesame oil.
- In a bowl, add the remaining sesame oil, rice vinegar, sesame paste, soy sauce, sugar, peanut butter, ginger, garlic, and chili oil. Mix well.
- Pour the sauce into the still warm noodles and toss until sauce covers noodles. Serve and garnish with peanuts and chives.
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