Noodles With Peanut Sauce

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Shire Born

With subtle sesame and a sharp kick of garlic, this authentic Chinese dish from foodmayhem.com is absolute comfort food--it's easy, stores well, and pleases even the pickiest of eaters. I like to serve it with my Zha Xiao Wan Zi (Fried Chinese Meatballs). The peanut sauce can be stored in the refrigerator for several weeks.

Top Review by gadgetwoman

This recipe is great for a fast & flavorful meal. I love the combination of peanut butter & sesame oil. The heaviness of the sauce is off- set by the crisp coolness of sliced cucumbers. I've made this version several times, each time reducing the amount of garlic.. The first time I used 4 and it overpowered the dish too much with a raw garlic taste. I recommend trying this with a lighter hand on the garlic, or roast the garlic first.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Stir together peanut butter, soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, vinegar, and garlic in a medium sized bowl. Stir in water to desired consistency. Stir until smooth, which may take a little while.
  2. Drizzle peanut sauce on noodles. Garnish with cucumber, crushed peanuts, and hot oil or sriracha if desired.

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