Sesame Asian Noodle Salad #TheSaladBar 2013

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Sesame Asian Noodle Salad #TheSaladBar 2013

Post by devnasser on Sun Sep 15, 2013 1:56 am

2013 2013 2013 <div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-C44lWPO5R6o/UjJ0YFKm5cI/AAAAAAAAMrE/Vv-iwDtR69g/s1600/Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES+082.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-C44lWPO5R6o/UjJ0YFKm5cI/AAAAAAAAMrE/Vv-iwDtR69g/s1600/Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES+082.JPG" /></a></div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;">This cold noodle salad is the result of a moment of embarrasement.</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-US">I have a tight phone relationship with the lady at the other end of the line at my favorite chinese restaurant, a fact that happens simply because they have delivery, it’s chinese food after all, and they’re fast and bring me diet coke too, which is not a minor detail sometimes. If there’s coffee, yogurt, diet coke, pasta or rice to reheat, I can live a few days without leaving the house. That aside, it has come to a point that when I say ‘…curried chicken chow fan’, she simply asks ‘do you need a diet coke too?’ and then proceeds to tell me the amount, a goodbye and hangs up. Yep, we don’t need to exchange phone numbers or addresses because, apparently, I’m the only one asking for the same dish every single time for the last two years. Last week I went crazy and ordered chicken chow fan, and heard <i>no curry?</i> from the other end of the line, and then she had to laugh because frankly I need a life. Being social is a <i>good</i> thing they tell me, keeps you young and active. <o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-US"></span><br /><a name='more'></a><span lang="EN-US"><br /></span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-U-vvjj7mP-M/UjJzmCaUpEI/AAAAAAAAMqs/mtQ_-WkntDE/s1600/Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES+092.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-U-vvjj7mP-M/UjJzmCaUpEI/AAAAAAAAMqs/mtQ_-WkntDE/s1600/Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES+092.JPG" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-5LC_JpNcXgs/UjOhCktCSPI/AAAAAAAAMt4/GkCUObqXemI/s1600/Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES+158.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-5LC_JpNcXgs/UjOhCktCSPI/AAAAAAAAMt4/GkCUObqXemI/s1600/Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES+158.JPG" /></a></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-US"><br /></span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;">Anyway, these sesame noodle salad was my second attempt to start cooking asian food at home, in an attempt to stop the chow fan invasion. The first one was the <a href="http://www.vintagekitchennotes.com/2012/11/crunchy-szechuan-pork-and-carrots.html">szechuan pork and carrots</a>, and let me tell you, both recipes leave the chicken and rice languishing in the fridge, no matter how nice the chinese lady is on the phone.</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-US">Discovering soba noodles happened after I started this blog, those rather ugly colored strings appeared everywhere, sounding interesting and something I should, no matter <i>what</i>, incorporate in my life if I wanted to be a food blogger. Much like kale or coconut oil. I’m a fan now, big time, buy them in bulk almost, after the first time I ran out of them, and realized I had to trek all the way to the chinese market to buy them. As I told you before, asian food is not our thing in this country. And besides, they come in the neatest, prettiest bundles ever, all tied with a cute checkered paper – how can you not want to buy them?<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-US"><br /></span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-RlxhqKCE7X8/UjJ0YupXTvI/AAAAAAAAMrM/Z8OGsDv4Vqc/s1600/Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES+059.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-RlxhqKCE7X8/UjJ0YupXTvI/AAAAAAAAMrM/Z8OGsDv4Vqc/s1600/Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES+059.JPG" /></a></div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-mCRR6YGzPQA/UjJzlASKmLI/AAAAAAAAMqk/Dq60l3NZ8XI/s1600/Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES+120.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-mCRR6YGzPQA/UjJzlASKmLI/AAAAAAAAMqk/Dq60l3NZ8XI/s1600/Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES+120.JPG" /></a></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-US"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-US">There are two parts to this recipe. One is, obviously, the sesame asian noodle salad, just as you see it in the pictures, with fried shallots, green beans and onions on top of soba noodles smothered in homemade sesame mayonnaise, and the other is the mayo itself. Oh boy! Probably the best I’v ever made. Being the sesame lover that I am, it was one of those recipes that first caught my eye and I went right into the kitchen and made it. Definitely worth a gold star. <o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-US"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-US">And the cold noodle salad? Worth as many gold stars as you want. <o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-US"><br /></span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-6dqM4l2O_bc/UjJznG7KYvI/AAAAAAAAMq0/gg4MH4CdsJM/s1600/Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES+083.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-6dqM4l2O_bc/UjJznG7KYvI/AAAAAAAAMq0/gg4MH4CdsJM/s1600/Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES+083.JPG" /></a></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-US"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><b><span lang="EN-US">SESAME ASIAN NOODLE SALAD<o:p></o:p></span></b></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">adapted from <b><span style="color: #c00000;"><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Silver-Palate-Cookbook-25th-Anniversary/dp/B0027MGC5Q/ref=sr_1_4?s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1379114806&amp;sr=1-4&amp;keywords=the+silver+palate+cookbook+25+anniversary">The Silver Palate Cookbook</a></span></b>, by Julee Rosso and Sheila Lukins<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><i><span lang="EN-US">Makes 4 servings<o:p></o:p></span></i></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><b><span lang="EN-US" style="color: #254061; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-style-textfill-fill-alpha: 100.0%; mso-style-textfill-fill-color: #254061; mso-style-textfill-fill-colortransforms: lumm=50000; mso-style-textfill-fill-themecolor: accent1; mso-themecolor: accent1; mso-themeshade: 128;">Ingredients<o:p></o:p></span></b></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><u><span lang="EN-US">For the sesame mayonnaise</span></u><span lang="EN-US">:<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">1 egg<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">2 egg yolks<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">2 ½ Tbs rice vinegar<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">2 ½ Tbs soy sauce<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">3 Tbs good mustard (I used ancient)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">¼ toasted sesame oil<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">1 cup olive oil<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">1 ½ cups canola oil<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">1 teaspoon sriracha or similar<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><u><span lang="EN-US">For the noodle salad</span></u><span lang="EN-US">:<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">1/2 cup sesame mayonnaise, recipe above<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">4 portions soba noodles<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">¼ cup canola or peanut oil<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">2 cups green beans, cut into pieces (you can use frozen, but defrosted)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">1 large shallot, thinly sliced<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">½ cup thinly sliced green onion<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">Sesame seeds, to garnish<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><b><span lang="EN-US" style="color: #254061; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-style-textfill-fill-alpha: 100.0%; mso-style-textfill-fill-color: #254061; mso-style-textfill-fill-colortransforms: lumm=50000; mso-style-textfill-fill-themecolor: accent1; mso-themecolor: accent1; mso-themeshade: 128;">Directions<o:p></o:p></span></b></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><u><span lang="EN-US">For the sesame mayonnaise</span></u><span lang="EN-US">:<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">Put egg, yolks, vinegar, soy sauce and mustard in the bowl of a food processor and process 1 minute. With the machine on the lowest speed, start adding the sesame oil in a very thin stream, followed by the olive oil in the same way.&nbsp;</span>Finally add the canola oil, gradually but you don’t need to be so careful since the mayonnaise will have emulsified by now.</div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">Add sriracha and taste. Adjust seasonings accordingly.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">Keep refrigerated.</span>&nbsp;</div><div class="MsoNormal">Makes about 2 1/2 cups.</div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-4RtjvVoqOj0/UjOayX1FTiI/AAAAAAAAMtA/RZNnfKOXE2w/s1600/2013-09-01+Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES1.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-4RtjvVoqOj0/UjOayX1FTiI/AAAAAAAAMtA/RZNnfKOXE2w/s1600/2013-09-01+Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES1.jpg" /></a></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><u><span lang="EN-US">For the noodle salad</span></u><span lang="EN-US">:<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">Cook noodles in abundant salted water.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">Meanwhile, heat oil in a skillet and add shallots and green beans. Cook for a few minutes, until most shallots are crispy. Transfer to a paper to drain while preparing the noodles.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">Rinse noodles under cold water and transfer to a bowl, or to the same pot where you cooked them. Add the mayonnaise and mix. Add more if you want.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">Transfer to a serving platter, and top with green beans, shallots, green onions and a sprinkle of sesame seeds.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><br /><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><!-- start InLinkz script --> <script type="text/javascript">document.write('<script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.inlinkz.com/cs.php?id=314864&' + new Date().getTime() + '"><\/script>'); </script> <!-- end InLinkz script --><br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-C44lWPO5R6o/UjJ0YFKm5cI/AAAAAAAAMrE/Vv-iwDtR69g/s1600/Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES+082.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-C44lWPO5R6o/UjJ0YFKm5cI/AAAAAAAAMrE/Vv-iwDtR69g/s1600/Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES+082.JPG" /></a></div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;">This cold noodle salad is the result of a moment of embarrasement.</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-US">I have a tight phone relationship with the lady at the other end of the line at my favorite chinese restaurant, a fact that happens simply because they have delivery, it’s chinese food after all, and they’re fast and bring me diet coke too, which is not a minor detail sometimes. If there’s coffee, yogurt, diet coke, pasta or rice to reheat, I can live a few days without leaving the house. That aside, it has come to a point that when I say ‘…curried chicken chow fan’, she simply asks ‘do you need a diet coke too?’ and then proceeds to tell me the amount, a goodbye and hangs up. Yep, we don’t need to exchange phone numbers or addresses because, apparently, I’m the only one asking for the same dish every single time for the last two years. Last week I went crazy and ordered chicken chow fan, and heard <i>no curry?</i> from the other end of the line, and then she had to laugh because frankly I need a life. Being social is a <i>good</i> thing they tell me, keeps you young and active. <o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-US"></span><br /><a name='more'></a><span lang="EN-US"><br /></span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-U-vvjj7mP-M/UjJzmCaUpEI/AAAAAAAAMqs/mtQ_-WkntDE/s1600/Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES+092.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-U-vvjj7mP-M/UjJzmCaUpEI/AAAAAAAAMqs/mtQ_-WkntDE/s1600/Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES+092.JPG" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-5LC_JpNcXgs/UjOhCktCSPI/AAAAAAAAMt4/GkCUObqXemI/s1600/Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES+158.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-5LC_JpNcXgs/UjOhCktCSPI/AAAAAAAAMt4/GkCUObqXemI/s1600/Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES+158.JPG" /></a></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-US"><br /></span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;">Anyway, these sesame noodle salad was my second attempt to start cooking asian food at home, in an attempt to stop the chow fan invasion. The first one was the <a href="http://www.vintagekitchennotes.com/2012/11/crunchy-szechuan-pork-and-carrots.html">szechuan pork and carrots</a>, and let me tell you, both recipes leave the chicken and rice languishing in the fridge, no matter how nice the chinese lady is on the phone.</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-US">Discovering soba noodles happened after I started this blog, those rather ugly colored strings appeared everywhere, sounding interesting and something I should, no matter <i>what</i>, incorporate in my life if I wanted to be a food blogger. Much like kale or coconut oil. I’m a fan now, big time, buy them in bulk almost, after the first time I ran out of them, and realized I had to trek all the way to the chinese market to buy them. As I told you before, asian food is not our thing in this country. And besides, they come in the neatest, prettiest bundles ever, all tied with a cute checkered paper – how can you not want to buy them?<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-US"><br /></span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-RlxhqKCE7X8/UjJ0YupXTvI/AAAAAAAAMrM/Z8OGsDv4Vqc/s1600/Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES+059.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-RlxhqKCE7X8/UjJ0YupXTvI/AAAAAAAAMrM/Z8OGsDv4Vqc/s1600/Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES+059.JPG" /></a></div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-mCRR6YGzPQA/UjJzlASKmLI/AAAAAAAAMqk/Dq60l3NZ8XI/s1600/Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES+120.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-mCRR6YGzPQA/UjJzlASKmLI/AAAAAAAAMqk/Dq60l3NZ8XI/s1600/Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES+120.JPG" /></a></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-US"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-US">There are two parts to this recipe. One is, obviously, the sesame asian noodle salad, just as you see it in the pictures, with fried shallots, green beans and onions on top of soba noodles smothered in homemade sesame mayonnaise, and the other is the mayo itself. Oh boy! Probably the best I’v ever made. Being the sesame lover that I am, it was one of those recipes that first caught my eye and I went right into the kitchen and made it. Definitely worth a gold star. <o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-US"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-US">And the cold noodle salad? Worth as many gold stars as you want. <o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-US"><br /></span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-6dqM4l2O_bc/UjJznG7KYvI/AAAAAAAAMq0/gg4MH4CdsJM/s1600/Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES+083.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-6dqM4l2O_bc/UjJznG7KYvI/AAAAAAAAMq0/gg4MH4CdsJM/s1600/Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES+083.JPG" /></a></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-US"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><b><span lang="EN-US">SESAME ASIAN NOODLE SALAD<o:p></o:p></span></b></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">adapted from <b><span style="color: #c00000;"><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Silver-Palate-Cookbook-25th-Anniversary/dp/B0027MGC5Q/ref=sr_1_4?s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1379114806&amp;sr=1-4&amp;keywords=the+silver+palate+cookbook+25+anniversary">The Silver Palate Cookbook</a></span></b>, by Julee Rosso and Sheila Lukins<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><i><span lang="EN-US">Makes 4 servings<o:p></o:p></span></i></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><b><span lang="EN-US" style="color: #254061; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-style-textfill-fill-alpha: 100.0%; mso-style-textfill-fill-color: #254061; mso-style-textfill-fill-colortransforms: lumm=50000; mso-style-textfill-fill-themecolor: accent1; mso-themecolor: accent1; mso-themeshade: 128;">Ingredients<o:p></o:p></span></b></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><u><span lang="EN-US">For the sesame mayonnaise</span></u><span lang="EN-US">:<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">1 egg<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">2 egg yolks<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">2 ½ Tbs rice vinegar<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">2 ½ Tbs soy sauce<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">3 Tbs good mustard (I used ancient)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">¼ toasted sesame oil<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">1 cup olive oil<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">1 ½ cups canola oil<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">1 teaspoon sriracha or similar<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><u><span lang="EN-US">For the noodle salad</span></u><span lang="EN-US">:<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">1/2 cup sesame mayonnaise, recipe above<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">4 portions soba noodles<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">¼ cup canola or peanut oil<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">2 cups green beans, cut into pieces (you can use frozen, but defrosted)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">1 large shallot, thinly sliced<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">½ cup thinly sliced green onion<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">Sesame seeds, to garnish<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><b><span lang="EN-US" style="color: #254061; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-style-textfill-fill-alpha: 100.0%; mso-style-textfill-fill-color: #254061; mso-style-textfill-fill-colortransforms: lumm=50000; mso-style-textfill-fill-themecolor: accent1; mso-themecolor: accent1; mso-themeshade: 128;">Directions<o:p></o:p></span></b></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal"><u><span lang="EN-US">For the sesame mayonnaise</span></u><span lang="EN-US">:<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">Put egg, yolks, vinegar, soy sauce and mustard in the bowl of a food processor and process 1 minute. With the machine on the lowest speed, start adding the sesame oil in a very thin stream, followed by the olive oil in the same way.&nbsp;</span>Finally add the canola oil, gradually but you don’t need to be so careful since the mayonnaise will have emulsified by now.</div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">Add sriracha and taste. Adjust seasonings accordingly.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">Keep refrigerated.</span>&nbsp;</div><div class="MsoNormal">Makes about 2 1/2 cups.</div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-4RtjvVoqOj0/UjOayX1FTiI/AAAAAAAAMtA/RZNnfKOXE2w/s1600/2013-09-01+Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES1.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-4RtjvVoqOj0/UjOayX1FTiI/AAAAAAAAMtA/RZNnfKOXE2w/s1600/2013-09-01+Passionfruit+CURD+-+Sesame+NOODLES1.jpg" /></a></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US"><br /></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><u><span lang="EN-US">For the noodle salad</span></u><span lang="EN-US">:<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">Cook noodles in abundant salted water.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">Meanwhile, heat oil in a skillet and add shallots and green beans. Cook for a few minutes, until most shallots are crispy. Transfer to a paper to drain while preparing the noodles.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">Rinse noodles under cold water and transfer to a bowl, or to the same pot where you cooked them. Add the mayonnaise and mix. Add more if you want.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">Transfer to a serving platter, and top with green beans, shallots, green onions and a sprinkle of sesame seeds.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><br /><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><!-- start InLinkz script --> <script type="text/javascript">document.write('<script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.inlinkz.com/cs.php?id=314864&' + new Date().getTime() + '"><\/script>'); </script> <!-- end InLinkz script --><br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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