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Sesame Noodles

Recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod

You only need 20 minutes to make this easy sesame noodle recipe! Perfect for a quick and easy lunch or dinner! And leftover cold sesame noodles are SO good!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: sesame noodles
Servings: 4
Calories: 443kcal


  • 10 ounces udon noodles can use soba or spaghetti
  • 3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup tamari or lite soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • Half a garlic clove
  • 2 teaspoons sriracha plus more to taste
  • Toppings: chopped roasted peanuts thinly sliced scallions, sesame seeds


  • Bring a large pot of heavily salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the noodles and cook according to the package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water. Transfer noodles to a large bowl.
  • Meanwhile, in a blender or food processor, combine the sesame oil, tamari, vinegar, peanut butter, brown sugar, ginger, garlic, and sriracha. Blend until smooth. Add more sriracha, to taste, if desired.
  • Add the sauce to the pot with the noodles. Toss to coat; taste and adjust seasoning. Top each serving with peanuts, scallions, and sesame seeds.
  • Note-use gluten-free noodles and gluten-free tamari to make it gluten-free.


Calories: 443kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 1770mg | Potassium: 108mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin C: 1.5mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.6mg