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Sesame Noodles

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!
5 from 12 votes


  • 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
Keywords sesame noodles