Sesame Noodles (cold)

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Crunchy pea pods, green onions and oriental-style noodles are tossed in a ginger-spiked soy sauce to create this cold noodle dish. The small amount of sesame oil adds rich flavor without a lot of fat.


  • 1 lb Chinese noodles, or angel hair pasta, uncooked
  • 2 Tbs sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce, low sodium
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbs sugar
  • 2 Tbs cilantro, chopped (optional)
  • 1 Tbs ginger root, grated
  • 1 tsp hot chili oil
  • 1 cup green onions, sliced diagonally
  • 1 cup pea pods, fresh


  • In a large pot, heat water to a boil. Cook pasta in rapidly boiling water until done. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  • In a large bowl, mix together sesame oil, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, sugar, cilantro, ginger root and hot chili oil. Add noodles and toss gently to separate the noodles and distribute the sauce. Add the green onions and toss. Let stand, tossing occasionally until all the sauce is absorbed into noodles. Add pea pods, stir and chill.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 352
  Calories from Fat 46 (13%)
(8%)Total Fat 5g
(4%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
(0%)Cholesterol 0mg
(30%)Sodium 721mg
(6%)Potassium 197mg
Total Carbohydrate 78g
(5%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 5g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(4%)Protein 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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