1 lb Chinese noodles
1 (1-inch) piece of fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
3 cloves of garlic, smashed
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
1 cup creamy peanut butter (use a blended kind, you will not get the right consistency with a natural kind of peanut butter)
3 tablespoons rice vinegar
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon hot sauce
1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
6 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds for garnish
- In a blender or food processor add ginger, garlic, sugar, peanut butter, vinegar, soy sauce, hot sauce, sesame oil, and water. Process until well blended and smooth. Chill mixture in refrigerator for 1/2 hour.
- While the peanut mixture is cooling. Cook the noodles according to package instructions. Drain and rinse with cold water. Drain again and transfer to serving platter or bowl.
- Pour peanut mixture over noodles and toss until well coated. Serve with toasted sesame seeds as garnish.