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Sesame Oil Noodles

Serve Hakka-style Sesame Oil Noodles on its own with chopped green onions and cilantro or as a base with chicken, pork, or vegetables.

Sunset FEBRUARY 2013

  • Yield: Serves 8
  • Total: 30 Minutes


  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 459
  • Calories from fat: 25%
  • Protein: 14g
  • Fat: 13g
  • Saturated fat: 2.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 71g
  • Fiber: 3.4g
  • Sodium: 247mg
  • Cholesterol: 83mg

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