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Thai Dragon Fire Noodles

Turn up the heat with these delicious Thai style noodles!

Vegan / Vegetarian

Lactose-Free

8 servings. Preparation time 10 mins.

Ingredients for dressing

  • ¼ cup hot chili oil
  • 1 tbsp. toasted sesame oil
  • ¼ tsp. Thai chili paste
  • 2 ½ tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. chopped pickled ginger
  • 2 tbsp. juice from pickled ginger
  • 1 ½ tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 ½ tbsp. rice-wine vinegar
  • 2 ½ tbsp. Fairtrade sugar
  • Minced zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 pound organic soba noodles

Ingredients for garnish

  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced thin
  • 1 cup snow peas sliced thin
  • 1 cup green onion sliced thin
  • 1 cup loosely packed cilantro leaves
  • Grated radish
  • White or black sesame seeds

Preparation

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine oils, chili paste, soy sauce, pickled ginger and juice, lemon juice, vinegar, mint and lemon zest and whisk together. Adjust seasonings; mixture should be hot and spicy but not tongue-numbing.
  2. Cook noodles for 3 minutes, or until the noodles are al dente. Strain noodles & rinse & cool.
  3. Toss with dressing.

Find out more about White Oak Gourmet in Chicago, IL.