Today I’m going to show you how to make a delicious bowl of cold Sichuan street noodles 四川涼面. These are so good to eat on a hot day.

#ProTip
You can use any type of noodle here. Ramen noodles work great.

Episode

Ingredients

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Servings
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Ingredient
Amount
Chinese Chili Oil
2 Tablespoons
Dried Noodles
1/2 lb
Cucumber
1/2
Green Onions
3
Chopped Cilantro
1/4 cup
Garlic Clove (Minced)
1
Oil
1 Teaspoon
Sugar
2 Teaspoons
Vinegar
2 Teaspoons
Soy Sauce
1 Tablespoon
Sesame Paste
2 Teaspoons
Pinch of Salt
Peanuts
(Optional)
Total
13

Steps

  1. Prepare Toppings
    1. Thinly slice cucumber into long strips. Thinly slice (juliened) cucumber
    2. Slice the green onions (top part only) Thin slices of green onions
    3. In a small bowl mix together the sugar, soy sauce, and vinegar. This will make it a little easier to serve up. A bowl of soy sauce, sugar, and Chiankiang Vinegar
  2. Boil Noodles
    1. Place a medium sized pot of water on the stove and bring to a boil. Add your noodles and cook according the packages instructions. A pot boiling noodles
    2. When the noodles are done, drain and wash them under cold water to cool the off. Rinsing a colander of noodles off
    3. Add the oil to the noodles to help keep them from sticking. (I used sesame oil because it’s what I had at hand. Any oil is fine.) Sesame oil being poured over noodles
  3. Assemble Bowls
    1. Get out 2 medium to large sized serving bowls and add the sesame paste, the sauce we mixed up, and some of the sliced cucumbers. 2 bowls with sesame paste in them 2 bowls with sesame paste, soy sauce, sugar, and chinkiang vinegar 2 bowls with sesame paste, soy sauce, sugar, chinkiang vinegar, and cucumbers
    2. Add half the noodles to each bowl and top with the green onions, cilantro, 1 tablespoon of the chili oil (per bowl, you can always add more if you want), and the rest of the cumcumbers. 2 bowls with sesame paste, soy sauce, sugar, chinkiang vinegar, noodles, and green onions 2 bowls with sesame paste, soy sauce, sugar, chinkiang vinegar, noodles, green onions, and cilantro
    3. Enjoy! A bowl of Sichuan Cold Noodles 四川涼面