Tuesday, May 31, 2011

New York Style takeout noodles

Best noodles ever. Taken from the New York Times Magazine Spring 07. Made many, many, many batches since. All good, all the time.

1 lb egg noodles
2 tbsp sesame oil
3.5 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp rice vinegar
1 tbsp smooth peanut butter
1 tbsp sugar
2 tsps minced garlic
2 tsps chili-garlic paste
1/4 cup chopped roasted peanuts
Optional-but not necessary- ginger and sesame paste and cucumber 

1. Boil noodles until barely tender (<5 mins), drain, rinse with cold water & toss with a splash of sesame oil.
2. Whisk everything else but peanuts together in a bowl.
3. Pour the sauce over the noodles. Add peanuts (and cucumber) to garnish.

Yum. killer good, great for potlucks.

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