Sesame Oil Noodles

Sesame Oil Noodles Recipe
Photo: John Lee; Styling: Randy Mon
Serve Hakka-style Sesame Oil Noodles on its own with chopped green onions and cilantro or as a base with chicken, pork, or vegetables.


Serves 8
Total time: 30 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 459
Caloriesfromfat 25 %
Protein 14 g
Fat 13 g
Satfat 2.3 g
Carbohydrate 71 g
Fiber 3.4 g
Sodium 247 mg
Cholesterol 83 mg


About 2 lbs. fresh Chinese egg or wheat noodles* (or about 1 3/4 lbs. dried)
3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons sliced green onions


1. Bring 4 qts. water to a boil in a pot. Gently pull fresh noodles apart and add to pot, stirring to keep from sticking. Cook, stirring often, until noodles are tender, 3 minutes for fresh and 6 minutes for dried.

2. Drain noodles well, rinse with hot water, and drain again. Transfer to a serving bowl.

3. Toss noodles with oils and soy sauce and sprinkle with green onions.

*Buy noodles in Asian markets and some supermarkets.

Linda Lau Anusasananan,

The Hakka Cookbook (University of California Press),


February 2013
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