Quick-cooking Asian noodles add a little flair and fun to your dinner table. Check out these recipes featuring some of our favorite varieties.
Asian Rice Noodle and Shrimp SoupThis Asian-inspired soup features thin rice noodles, shrimp, ginger, and fresh vegetables.
Thai Beef and Basil Noodles with Shiitake GravyIf you have trouble finding shiitake mushrooms, use whatever 'shrooms you have on hand. Sliced creminis would work equally well for this saucy noodle bowl.
Asian Beef-Noodle SaladCellophane noodles turn clear and slippery when cooked in water, or puffy and crisp when deep fried. Asian Beef-Noodle Salad features cellophane noodles topped with roast beef, carrot, and snow peas and served on a bed of torn spinach.
Udon Noodles with Sesame and TofuUdon noodles are thick and made from wheat flour. They are often found in hot soups or served cold in summer. Serve with baked Asian-style tofu, diced cucumber, shredded carrot, green onions, and toasted sesame seeds for a delicious meatless noodle dish.
Soba Noodles with Miso BrothTan, thin soba noodles are made from buckwheat and wheat flour. Top bowls of cooked soba noodles with a soup made from mushrooms, chicken broth, miso, and tofu and seasoned with fresh ginger and garlic.
Vietnamese-Style Pork Noodle SaladThink of this refreshing salad as a deconstructed spring roll: cool rice noodles, crisp vegetables, and a sweet-and-spicy vinaigrette instead of a dipping sauce. Top it all off with savory stir-fried pork.
Asian Noodles with Roast PorkThis traditional Singaporean dish is a savory mix of tasty noodles, Chinese broccoli and pork.
Vietnamese Beef-Noodle SoupIntroduce your taste buds to Vietnamese cuisine with this quick and easy soup. The rich broth, aromatic herbs, and tender steak will leave you wanting more.
Vegetable and Chicken Lo MeinEgg noodles, made from wheat and egg, are often found in chow mein and lo mein recipes. Stir fry fresh ginger, garlic, chicken, and assorted vegetables and add to cooked noodles for a homemade lo mein dish.
Apricot-Hoisin Pork Chops with SomenSomen noodles are thin, white Japanese noodles made of wheat flour. Flavor pork chops with apricot preserves and hoisin sauce and serve over somen noodles for a hearty Asian-inspired meal.
Thai Tofu and Spicy Asian NoodlesWith less than 350 calories, this pasta dish is a fresh and light tofu dish for those interested in a meatless entree.
Asian Sesame Noodles with ChickenThe peanut butter gives this recipe a rich and nutty flavor that's both sweet and hard to resist.