Food

Tip

You can also buy furikake at most asian supermarkets or well-stocked grocery stores.

Sesame Noodles

These noodles are stupid easy to make. Great on their own, they also happen to be the perfect vehicle for pretty much any raw or cooked veggie.

Serves 4

3/4 pound noodles of your choice

1/3 cup tamari

3 tablespoons mirin (or 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar + 1 tablespoon maple syrup)

3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil

3 scallions, thinly sliced

salt (optional)

furikake seasoning

for the furikake seasoning:

2 toasted nori sheets

2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds

2 teaspoons coconut sugar

1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil

a pinch of salt

1. Cook the noodles according to the package directions.

2. While the pasta cooks, whisk together the tamari, mirin, and sesame oil in a large bowl. When the noodles are ready, drain them and add directly to the bowl with the sauce; toss to combine. Let cool for about 10 minutes, then add the scallions and a little salt, if desired.

3. Serve with furikake* on the side.

* To make the furikake, use your fingers to crumble the nori into very small pieces into a bowl, then add the remaining ingredients. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.

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