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Szechuan Cold Spicy Noodles


• 1 chicken breast (cooked, boned and shredded) optional

• 1 lb. Chinese noodles or thin spaghetti or substitute raw zucchini "noodles" for a healthy option

• 2 Tbs. vegetable oil

• 1 Tbs. toasted sesame oil 

• 3 Tbs. sesame seed paste or peanut butter

• 6 Tbs. soy sauce

• 1 Tbs. vinegar

• 1 tsp. red hot pepper oil

• 1 tsp.sugar

• 2 Tbs. scallions, chopped

• ½ Tbs. chopped ginger

• ½ Tbs. chopped garlic

• ½ tsp. ground pepper

• 1 Tbs. toasted sesame oil 

• 1 Tbs. chopped roasted peanuts


Cook the pasta according to package directions.  Drain and immediately put them on a platter or in a bowl with 2 Tbs. vegetable oil.  Put 1 Tbs. of toasted sesame oil on top of the noodles then toss until all the noodles are coated with oil and don’t stick together.

If using the chicken, place the shredded chicken on top of the noodles in a pile and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Mix the sesame seed paste or peanut butter with 1 Tbs. soy sauce in a small bowl.  Mix thoroughly then add another tablespoon until you have blended in all 6 Tbs. of soy sauce.

Add the remainder of the sauce ingredients to the above mixture.

When ready to serve, pour the sauce over the chicken and noodles.  Sprinkle the peanuts on top as a garnish.  Mix well.

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