Sesame Noodles

My children are picky.  I keep hoping I’m imagining it, but chances are I’m not.  I’ve grown to expect it from my 4 year old.  But I think my 20 month old is following in her footsteps.  I’m always on the hunt for something I can feed them that is healthy and that will fill their little bellies.  The other day when I made my soy glazed salmon, I made these sesame noodles to serve on the side.  And since KB is trying to eat less carbs, I used the dressing for the noodles on some salad for him.  The results?  KB finished the salad and the kids finished the noodles.  Win-win!

This recipe is so simple.  Make noodles.  Make dressing.  Mix together and eat!

Mix all dressing ingredients in a bowl.  You could also shake in a jar and then just pour.


Cook noodles.  I used fresh udon noodles.  But you could also use spaghetti or any other type of noodle.  I like a long thin noodle for this dish though.


Pour the dressing over the noodles.




9 oz fresh udon noodles (you can use any kind of long, thin noodles…spaghetti wouls also work well)
1/3 cup soy sauce
1 Tablespoon brown sugar
2 Tablespoons rice vinegar
3 Tablespoons sesame oil
1 Tablespoon sweet chili sauce
1 Tablespoon mirin
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
2 green onions sliced
2 garlic cloves chopped

Mix the dressing together in a bowl.  Pour over noodles.  Or salad…if that’s what you feel like eating.