5 Asian Noodle Dishes
Quick-cooking Asian noodles add a little flair and fun to your dinner table. Check out these recipes featuring 5 different varieties.
5 to Try: Asian Noodles
Cellophane 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.
Recipe: Asian Beef-Noodle Salad
Udon Noodles with Sesame and Tofu
Udon 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 Broth
Tan, 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. Recipe: Soba Noodles with Miso Broth
Vegetable and Chicken Lo Mein
Egg 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. Recipe: Vegetable and Chicken Lo Mein
Apricot-Hoisin Pork Chops with Somen
Somen 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.