Chinese Noodle Salad with Sesame Dressing
Chinese Noodle Salad with Sesame Dressing is Head to the store and pick up water-packed tofu, chile paste, sesame seeds, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the peanut oil you could follow this main course with the Salted Peanut Toffee Cookies as a dessert. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes.
Cook noodles according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.
Add peas during last 1 minute of cooking.
Drain; rinse with cold water.
Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
Add peanut oil to pan; swirl to coat.
Add tofu to pan; cook 5 minutes or until browned, stirring frequently.
Combine noodle mixture, tofu, tomatoes, water chestnuts, and onions in a large bowl.
Combine vinegar and next 4 ingredients (through salt) in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk.
Add vinegar mixture to noodle mixture, tossing gently to coat.
Add 1 1/2 teaspoons sesame seeds; toss to combine.
Sprinkle with remaining sesame seeds.