Asian-Style Noodles with Gingery Prune Sauce
Asian-Style Noodles with Gingery Prune Sauce

Asian-Style Noodles with Gingery California Prune Sauce

Makes: 4Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 10 minutes

INGREDIENTS

  •  
  • 12 California Prunes
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 2½ tbsp tamari (soy sauce)
  • 2 tsp  grated ginger root
  • 1 tsp natural sriracha or other hot sauce
  • 340g dry noodles e.g.whole-wheat spaghetti
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 2 tsp toasted sesame seeds
  • 2 cups extra-thinly sliced veg e.g. red bell pepper and cucumber
  • ¼ cup  fresh coriander leaves

DIRECTIONS

  1. Add the California Prunes, vinegar, tamari, ginger, and sriracha to a blender. Cover and purée on high speed, about 3 minutes. Set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, bring 12 cups of cold water to a boil over high heat. Add the spaghetti and cook according to package directions. (Note: Cooking time will vary.) Drain the spaghetti using a large strainer. Quickly rinse the noodles with cold water (or toss with several ice cubes) to cool, and drain well.
  3. Transfer the noodles to a large mixing bowl. Add the sesame oil and toss with tongs to combine. Add the gingery-prune sauce and toss to combine. Add the veggies and toss to combine.
  4. Transfer to bowls, sprinkle with the sesame seeds and coriander, and serve.

AUTHOR

Jackie Newgent RDN CDN