Sesame Peanut Sauce Noodles is a popular Chinese cold noodles variety. It is an easy to cook and tasty recipe that can be made in under 30 minutes.

In this recipe, the noodles are tossed in sesame sauce made of tahini paste, peanut butter and soy sauce and chilli oil, just before serving and garnished with peanuts, sesame seeds and green onions, and served cold.

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Ingredients Quantity
For the Noodles  
Wheat Noodles 300 g
For the Sesame Noodles  
Aseel Tahini paste 4 tbsp
Peanut Butter 4 tbsp
Light soy sauce 20 ml
Vinegar 5 ml
Sugar 10 g
Water (hot) 120 ml
Sesame oil 15 ml
For the Chilli Oil  
Ginger (minced) 50 g
Red Onion (minced) 100 g
Sugar 20 g
Black soy sauce 3 ml
Thin soya sauce 7 ml
Aseel Canola Oil 150 ml
Chilli Dried Small (crushed) 200 g
To Garnish the Noodles  
Toasted sesame seeds A/R
Chopped peanuts A/R
Seedless cucumber, sliced A/R
Fresh cilantro A/R
Green Onions A/R


Method of Preparation:

For the Noodles

  • Boil in water till "springy" in texture

For the Sesame Sauce

  • Mix all the ingredients except for the hot water
  • Slowly whisk the Hot Water into the sauce
  • Adjust salt according to taste

**This sauce can be mixed and stored in the refrigerator

For the Chilli Oil

  • Squeeze the water from the minced ginger and onion
  • Heat up oil to 50⁰C fry ginger first
  • Once slightly darker, add in onion and stir
  • After the onion & ginger has cooked, add crushed chilli
  • Cook for 5 minutes more, then add sugar
  • Set aside to cool
  • Once cooled, add both the soy sauce

To Garnish the Noodles

  • Once Noodles are cooked, strain and set in a bowl
  • Pour sauce over noodles
  • Top with chilli oil, spring onion, cucumber and peanuts