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15-Minute Sesame Noodles
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins

15-Minute Sesame Noodles, a delicious and healthy vegetarian dinner for busy families.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: healthy chinese recipes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 232 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
  • 3 nests of egg noodles
  • 1 carrot
  • 2 spring onions
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 cm fresh ginger root
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp Tahini paste
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  1. Boil the noodles according to the packet instructions, most noodles will be ready in about 10 minutes or less. When ready, drain the water and set aside.

  2. In a wok or large pan, heat up the vegetable oil.

  3. Grate the carrot, peel and chop the garlic and ginger and chop the spring onions.

  4. Add them to the wok, and quickly stir for about  30 seconds.

  5. Mix the soy sauces, tahini paste, sesame oil and rice vinegar, then add them to the wok.

  6. Keep stiring for about a minute, then add the cooked noodles and mix well.

  7. Remove from the heat, add the chopped parsley and sesame seeds, and serve hot.

Nutrition Facts
15-Minute Sesame Noodles
Amount Per Serving
Calories 232 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 1033mg43%
Potassium 224mg6%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 5375IU108%
Vitamin C 7.5mg9%
Calcium 79mg8%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.