On a hot night, these are my go to meal. They are quick and easy and can be whipped up in just a few minutes without a lot of work. These noodles are great at room temperature. Toss in some grilled chicken for a tasty meal.
1/2 cup soy sauce
2 Tbsp sugar in the raw
1 handful of sesame seeds
Pinch Red Pepper flake
1/4 cup canola oil
1 tablespoon sesame oil or canola if you don't have any
3 green onions, chopped
1/4 tsp onion powder
1 in piece of fresh grated ginger
2 large garlic cloves, pressed
2 Tbsp peanut butter
wasabi (the slightest amount)
Soba noodles or whole wheat spaghetti
Cook pasta according to package instructions. Rinse pasta and drain well.
Place seeds in a large saute pan or wok and warm over medium heat until toasted. Add Garlic, ginger, and whites of green onions. Saute with a tablespoon of sesame or canola oil. Add soy sauce, sugar, red pepper, oil, onion powder, peanut butter and a touch of wasabi, whisk to combine. Heat over medium heat until hot.
Pour sauce over pasta and garnish with tops of green onions and sesame seeds.