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Simple Stir Fry Sesame Noodles

 Here’s a great weeknight dinner idea that the whole family will adore. This recipe is also great to make big batches for potluck dinners. Make some soon and enjoy
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Chinese, Japanese
Keyword Asian, sesame noodles
Servings 4
Author Pam


  • 16 ounce package spaghetti or linguine noodles
  • 4-6 cloves garlic chopped finely or minced
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp honey, for vegan - brown rice syrup or agave
  • 6 tbsp canola, avocado or grapeseed oil
  • 6 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 6 tbsp low sodium soy sauce or tamari sauce
  • 2 tbsp dark sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp chili sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded carrots, I used the bag from the market
  • 1 cup frozen peas

for topping and garnish

  • 4-6 green onions/scallions chopped
  • 2-3 tsp white sesame seeds, toasted in dry pan for just about a minute or until you see a slight golden color. Try not to over toast or burn
  • dash ground black pepper
  • cilantro or parsley, chopped, optional


  1. 1.In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta until al dente. Read package for complete directions. When cooked, drain and place in a large serving bowl, cover with foil. Set aside.

    2.Place a large non stick pan over medium to high heat. Add vegetable oil then onions, garlic and carrots. Cook until onions are transparent.

    3.Add in all the other ingredients except toppings. Bring to a boil and stir to dissolve sugar and all is combined.

    4.Pour over cooked pasta and toss gently but well until all the pasta is coated. I used tongs and then two spoons.

    5.Garnish with toppings.

    Enjoy this really delicious dish!