Spicy Sesame Noodles

Preparation info

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    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Silver Palate Cookbook

By Julee Rosso and Sheila Lukins

Published 1982

  • About

Our unorthodox but delicious version of a Chinese classic.


  • 1 pound thin linguine, or other thin pasta
  • ¼ cup peanut oil
  • 2


  1. Bring 4 quarts of salted water to a boil in a large pot. Drop in the linguine and cook until tender but still firm. Drain, toss in a mixing bowl with the peanut oil, and let cool to room temperature.
  2. Whisk together the sesame mayonnaise and drops of chile oil, to taste, in a small bowl. Do not hesitate to make the mayonnaise quite spicy (start with 4 drops and