Recipes

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Sesame Noodles

Like Glee last week…I feel like I’m in a funk.  My hunger/eating has been out of whack the past couple days and I feel like I have nothing to write about…so this is going to be a very sporadic post, in fact I think it will be a list!

1.  Just watched the season finale of Glee :)  I miss my performing days!!!

2.  Working later the normal the past couple days = missing workouts:(  Probably part of my hunger issue.

3.  Recipe for the Sesame Noodles I made for the BBQ this past weekend.

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  • 3 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 T Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 T Brown Sugar
  • 2 T Water
  • 6 T Chunky PB (the natural kind is best!)
  • 1/4 c. soy sauce
  • 6T Sesame Oil
  • 1 T Hot Oil

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Combine above ingredients to make sauce.  I made the sauce in my mini-food processor to make mincing the garlic easier but probably would of been better in the blender.

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I made this the day before.  The next day I added:

  • 8 oz Linguini cooked (I used Whole Wheat)

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  • 2 Boneless chicken breasts, cooked (I left this out as there would be meats served at the BBQ)
  • 3 Scallions, chopped
  • 1 small cucumber, seeded, sliced
  • 1 lb asparagus, cooked (steamed) and cut into about 1” pieces, but save a few spears for the top

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  • 5T Sesame seeds
  • I also added chopped salted peanuts as a garnish

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Notes:

  • I forgot the water in the sauce, it still worked but I’m sure it would of been easier to mix.
  • I used low sodium soy sauce as I usually do, but in this case I wish I didn't….I thought overall it could of used more salt.  Also used unsalted PB, so that didn’t help either.
  • Overall still Delicious!!  Also very easy to make and assemble…plus it’s one of those dishes that gets better as it sits. 
  • Not sure about the nutritionals here, but I’d like to try and lighten this recipe perhaps!
  • I Doubled it for the BBQ

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4. Now watching some DVR’d So You Think You Can Dance :)

5. Started working on a cake for my friends Bridal Shower this Saturday!  Can’t wait to share it…I’m going for a deep chocolate cake with a hint of orange.

4 comments:

  1. Sorry to hear work is so crazy/busy again! I hope you have lots of you time this weekend. Cannot wait to see the cake. The noodles look awesome. I make an adjust version of Rachael Ray's hot and cold sesame noodles and am obsessed. That sauce is so tasty ;)

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  2. aww..hope you break outta the funk soon! I go through that alot!

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  3. mmm it looks like pad thai. i love it.

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