Peanut Sesame Noodles


One of my favorite noodle dishes ever! Easy to make and D.E.L.I.C.I.O.U.S.


INGREDIENTS (for 2)

2 cups udon noodles*
2 cups bok choy**
2 carrots
2 tbsp vegetable oil

Peanut sesame sauce:
- 1 cup peanut butter (creamy)
- 6 tbsp soy sauce
- 2 tbsp rice vinegar
- 2 garlic cloves
- 3 green onions
- 3 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 1 lime juice
- 2 tbsp sesame oil
- 1 tsp chili sauce
- 1 tbsp shredded fresh ginger
- 1/4 cup water

*Use sweet potato or rice noodles for GLUTEN-FREE.
**It's also delicious with spinach or cucumber.


PREPARATION

Peanut sesame sauce:

Slice garlic and onion and add to blender. 
Add all the sauce ingredients, except for the peanut butter. Blend until smooth.
Then add the peanut butter and blend.
If the sauce is too thick, add more lime juice or water.
Reserve.

Vegetables:

Wash and peel carrots. Cut into very thin strips and reserve.
Wash bok choy. Cut off the bottom part of the stem and discard.
Place a skillet over medium heat and add 2 tbsp vegetable oil. 
Add bok choy and 1/4 cup water. Stir well and cover with a lid. Cook for about 5 minutes.
Turn off heat and reserve.

Udon noodles:

Cook the noodles in boiling water for 4-5 minutes. Drain, wash with cold water and reserve.

Serving the plates:

Place noodles in the middle of a bowl (or large plate) and add the vegetables.
Pour some peanut sesame sauce on top (you can always add more sauce while eating it). 
You can slice more green onion and sprinkle it over the sauce. 
Mix well all the ingredients and enjoy!

I've made this same dish with avocado, tomato, kale, "mock duck", tofu, lettuce, sweet corn... Use your imagination! 


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