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A bowl of sesame noodles and chopped cilantro, peanuts, and chicken.
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Sesame Noodle Recipe

This sesame noodle bowl is a quick dinner for those crazy weeknights. Your family will go crazy for it!
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Servings: 6 servings


  • 1 lb (or 16 oz) Spaghetti noodles
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken - cooked and shredded
  • 1/3 cup sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/4 - 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes - *add more to make spicier
  • 1/2-3/4 cup cilantro - I love cilantro so I always add 3/4 cup.
  • 3/4 cup peanuts, or whatever salty nuts you have on hand
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions


  • In a large pot over medium heat, bring water to boil. Once water is boiling add 3 tsp of salt to the water. Add the spaghetti noodles to the boiling water. Cook until al dente. 
  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, whisk the sesame oil, vegetable oil, soy sauce, garlic powder, salt, and honey. Cook over medium heat for 3 minutes, whisking constantly. Remove from heat. Add the crushed red pepper flakes. 
  • When pasta has finished cooking, drain the water. Add the shredded chicken, sauce, cilantro, green onions, and nuts to the pasta. Stir to combine. Serve immediately. 


Recipe adapted from Life Made Simple


Calories: 681kcal (34%), Carbohydrates: 76g (25%), Protein: 24g (48%), Fat: 32g (49%), Saturated Fat: 10g (50%), Cholesterol: 24mg (8%), Sodium: 1163mg (48%), Potassium: 510mg (15%), Fiber: 4g (16%), Sugar: 17g (19%), Vitamin A: 210IU (4%), Vitamin C: 2.4mg (3%), Calcium: 46mg (5%), Iron: 2.3mg (13%)