Monday, March 28, 2011

peanut sesame noodles

If you are missing Cambodia try this delicious recipe . . .

Peanut Sesame Noodles
Serves 4-5


from google images

Ingredients:

Sauce
3/4 cup smooth peanut butter
1/3 cup soy sauce
3 tablespoons of chopped fresh ginger
2 garlic clove chopped
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons of sesame oil
3 teaspoons honey
1/4-1/2 cup reserved pasta water
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Stir fry vegetables
1 small onion diced (or 5 scallions, thinly sliced)
1 each red pepper, yellow pepper thinly sliced
1 cup shredded carrots
[or any vegetables you have on hand]

Noodles
1 pound of thin pasta (linguini or spaghetti)

Top with
4 tablespoons of toasted sesame seeds

Directions:
For the peanut dressing: Place the peanut butter in a large measuring cup and microwave to soften, 15 seconds. Whisk in with the soy sauce, ginger, vinegar, garlic sesame oil, honey, and sesame oil in a small bowl. Thin with the pasta water if needed, 1 tablespoon at a time until pour-able

Stir-fry the vegetables
Cook pasta according to package directions
Drain when done and save some of the pasta water
Add stir-fried vegetables to pasta and toss with sauce
Sprinkle on sesame seeds
Serve immediately


10 comments:

Debbie said...

I've never been there and don't know any Cambodians, but I already like their food! Looks yummy.
Deb

Holly said...

Looks easy and sounds so good right now, even though it's only 5 in the morning.

Christine said...

Very interesting!
You always come up with the best recipes.
I alway make your Lemon Chicken, when we have company.
This will be on our table soon.

Jane said...

This sounds really good. I'm not much of a cook but I am going to try this!! Thanks for the recipe!!
Jane

Crickit said...

I have never tried anything like this, but have always wanted to! Thanks for the recipe...it looks yummy!

dee dee said...

Now this looks so yummy... I might even get Madison to try this!
Dee dee

Beth @ Dirty Laundry said...

Hmmm, sounds like something my kids might actually eat! And how do you make your lemon chicken???

Pondside said...

My but this sounds yummy. I have made something similar, but this is different enough to have me wanting to make it.

Brenda Leyland said...

That sounds yummy.... I love trying foods from other places in our big world. So many varieties and tastes to enjoy.

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LDH said...

Sounds delicious!