Spicy Sesame Noodles With Chopped Peanuts & Thai Basil

Recipe by Juenessa
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READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    tablespoon peanut oil
  • 2
    tablespoons minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 2
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 3
    tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2
    tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2
    tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 12
    tablespoons sugar
  • 1
    tablespoon hot chili oil (or more(to taste)
  • 1 12
    teaspoons salt
  • 1
    lb fresh Chinese egg noodles (about 1/16 inch in diameter) or 1 lb fresh angel hair pasta
  • 12
    green onions, thinly sliced (white and pale green parts only)
  • 12
    cup coarsely chopped roasted peanuts
  • 14
    cup thinly sliced fresh Thai basil
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat peanut oil in small skillet over medium heat.
  • Add ginger and garlic; sauté 1 minute.
  • Transfer to large bowl.
  • Add next 6 ingredients; whisk to blend.
  • Place noodles in sieve over sink.
  • Separate noodles with fingers and shake to remove excess starch.
  • Cook in large pot of boiling salted water until just tender, stirring occasionally.
  • Drain and rinse under cold water until cool.
  • Drain thoroughly and transfer to bowl with sauce.
  • Add sliced green onions and toss to coat noodles.
  • Let stand at room temperature until noodles have absorbed dressing, tossing occasionally, about 1 hour.
  • Stir in peanuts and Thai basil; toss again.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Serve at room temperature.
  • **Cook time does not include letting noodles absord the dressing for 1 hour.
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