Cold Sesame Noodles with Spicy Peanut Sauce


Spicy Asian-style sesame noodles that are delicious served cold or hot.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
6 servings


  • 1 (12 ounce) package linguine pasta

  • ¼ cup peanut butter

  • ¼ cup sesame oil

  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 2 teaspoons white sugar

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, or to taste

  • 1 tablespoon chopped green onion, or to taste


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook linguine at a boil until tender yet firm to the bite, about 11 minutes.

  2. While the pasta is cooking, combine peanut butter, sesame oil, soy sauce, sugar, and garlic in a large bowl; mix well.

  3. Drain pasta and rinse under cold water. Add to the sauce and toss to coat. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and green onion.

  4. Refrigerate until cold, at least 30 minutes.

Cook's Note:

You can serve these hot if you like. Just drain hot pasta, mix with sauce, and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

365 Calories
17g Fat
46g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 365
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 21%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Sodium 504mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 35mg 3%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 211mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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