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Summer days are here, and we need some tasty recipes that will keep our bellies full. So today, were are making an incredibly delicious bowl of Chinese cold spicy noodles. This recipe is super loaded with flavour, and it's so quick and easy to make.
This recipe is my go-to whenever I have little time and I want a delicious meal. These super easy cold Chinese noodles don't keep me in the kitchen for that long. And with very little effort, I get a meal I'm happy and excited to eat.
From beginning to end, this recipe will take us 20 minutes to have it ready. And the amount of work that we need to do for it is pretty minimal. Sometimes less is more, which makes this Asian noodle dish so good for my busy life.
I added a few veggies to a batch of rice noodles and added tons of flavour with a super flavourful homemade sauce. The only thing we are using the stove for is to fry tofu. We need our protein in there, and it will make the dish so much more filling, a great option for either lunch or dinner.
I didn't know I could do this, and since I learnt this little trick, I've used it and abused it. So, instead of cooking the rice noodles and then having to wait for them to cool down, we have an alternative to that.
Simply soak the noodles in water for 5-10 minutes until they become soft and separate. You can do this while getting the other ingredients ready, so you save a little bit of time there. And since you don't have to wait for them to cool down, you can add them to the batch straight away.
I like having these little hacks in the kitchen. They make cooking a lot easier and quicker, which help us to stay on track. Especially if you are transitioning into a vegan lifestyle, recipes like this one will save the day.
The main element of these delicious cold Chinese noodles is, hands down, the sauce. We mix a handful of ingredients to make a super flavourful sauce that will delight all your senses. And you probably already have everything you need in the pantry.
If you are not as adventurous when it comes to spicy food, you can dial back the chilli you are adding to this recipe. You can leave them out completely to make the dish a bit more kid-friendly. However, it's not quite the same, to be honest. I'm not that good with spice, so I add a little bit.
This cold Chinese noodle recipe is perfect for a quick meal in the middle of the week. My kids love it, and they think is super fun to eat. And I love packing these noodles for a picnic lunch with family and friends. So this recipe is a crowd favourite for sure!
For the noodles
For the sauce
|Amount Per Serving|
|Calories 488||From Fat 98|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 11g||16.8%|
|Saturated Fat 2g||8.1%|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrate 81g||27%|
|Dietry Fiber 6g||25.7%|
|Vitamin A 0µg|
|Vitamin B-12 0µg||0%|
|Vitamin B-6 0.33mg||16.4%|
|Vitamin C 22.63mg||37.7%|
|Vitamin D 0IU||0%|
|Vitamin E 1.22mg||4.1%|
|Vitamin K1 95.35µg||119.2%|
|Folic Acid 0µg|
|Pantothenic acid 0.96mg||9.6%|
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Calories per gram:
Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4
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