We'll come right out and say it: This is an Emeril recipe. With very little tinkering from us. But it's a great one. We've taken it to potlucks, barbeques, and parties and it gets raves. Our favorite part? It's not your run-of-the-mill pasta salad or potato salad. It's simple and Asiany and fabulous.
Rating: Truly 1/2 assed
Here's what you need and how you do it
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup soy sauce
4 teaspoons sesame oil
1 pound soba noodles, cooked until tender (if you can't find Soba, go for whole wheat spaghetti)
1/2 cup green onions, thinly sliced on the diagonal
1/2 cup bean sprouts (don't skip, these add a nice crunch)
1/2 cup carrots, thinly sliced (buy pre-cut matchstick carrots if you can find them)
1/2 cup cucumber, peeled, thinly sliced
1 cup cashews, lightly crushed (you can substitute almonds, too)
3 Tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
2 Tablespoons sesame seeds
In a small bowl, whisk together honey, soy sauce, and sesame oil. To the noodles, add green onions, bean sprouts, carrots, cucumber, cashews, sesame seeds and soy sauce mixture. Mix thoroughly.
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