*  Exported from  MasterCook Mac  *
 
                            Spicy Sesame Noodles
 
 Recipe By     : dianelm@uga.cc.uga.edu
 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:25
 Categories    : Main courses, pork*              Main courses, poultry*
                 One-dish meals*                  Pasta*
                 Main courses, fish*              Quick dishes*
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    6      ounces        spaghetti  -- or ramen noodles
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      1/4  cup           water
    2      tablespoons   soy sauce
    2      tablespoons   tahini
    1      tablespoon    white or rice wine vinegar
      1/4  teaspoon      crushed red pepper flakes
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    1      tablespoon    canola oil
    1 1/2  cups          thickly sliced mushrooms
      2/3  cup           diced red or green bell pepper
      1/2  cup           thickly sliced celery -- * I omitted
      1/2  cup           coarsely chopped onions
    2      tablespoons   minced ginger root
    2      cloves        garlic -- crushed
      1/4  pound         snow peas
      1/4  pound         shrimp
                            OR
      1/4  pound         cooked chicken -- chopped
                            OR
      1/4  pound         cooked ham -- chopped
    1      tablespoon    toasted sesame seeds
 
 Cook the noodles.
 
 In a small bowl, mix the water, soy sauce, tahini, vinegar, and pepper flakes.
 Prepare mushrooms, etc.
 
 [Toast the sesame seeds while the stir-frying is going on.]
 In a non-stick skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat.
 [If using raw shrimp, stir-fry till they are done; remove and drain.]
 Add the mushrooms, bell peppers, celery, onions, and ginger; stir-fry for 3 min
 .
 Add the garlic and stir-fry for 1min.
 Add snow peas and stir-fry for 2-3min.
 Add the soy sauce mixture and cook, stirring constantly, until the sauce starts
  to
 thicken.
 Stir in the shrimp/chicken/ham.
 
 In a large bowl, toss the hot pasta with the vegetables/meat sauce and toasted
 sesame seeds.
 
 
 
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