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Cold Chinese Sesame Noodles - I've been making this recipe for years and it's always a big hit. Great for parties! ~ https://jeanetteshealthyliving.com

Cold Chinese Sesame Noodles

Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 302 kcal
Author Jeanette


Cold Sesame Noodle Ingredients

  • 1 pound dried noodles soba noodles, udon noodles or regular spaghetti

Cold Sesame Noodle Sauce Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup black soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Chinese black vinegar or balsamic vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon organic sugar
  • 1 tablespoon hot pepper oil optional
  • 1/4 cup scallions finely sliced


  • Julienned red bell pepper
  • Julienned Cucumber
  • Snow Peas trimmed, cut into thin slivers
  • scallions minced
  • toasted black sesame seeds
  • Chinese chili sauce or chili oil


  1. Cook soba noodles until al dente. Drain and rinse well under cold water until chilled; drain again. Place in a large bowl.

  2. Combine Sesame Noodle Sauce Ingredients.
  3. Stir half of Sesame Noodle Sauce into soba noodles and toss. Add more sauce to taste. Toss well so all the noodles are well covered.
  4. Chill overnight.
  5. Just before serving too with garnishes.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from The Martha Stewart Cookbook

Nutrition Facts
Cold Chinese Sesame Noodles
Amount Per Serving
Calories 302 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 270mg12%
Potassium 149mg4%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 30IU1%
Vitamin C 0.6mg1%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.