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EatSmarter exclusive recipe

Asian Noodles

with Vegetables and Tofu

Recipe development: EAT SMARTER
Asian Noodles

Asian Noodles - Close your eyes, enjoy and feel as if you are transported directly to Asia!

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500
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35 min.
Preparation
easy
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Ingredients

for 2 servings
4 ounces Udon noodle (without egg)
Salt
7 ounces Green beans
2 Zucchini (200 grams)
1 red Chile pepper (to taste)
1 Garlic clove
1 bunch Scallions (100 grams)
1 piece fresh Ginger root (about 15 grams)
Potato flour
3 ounces Tofu
2 tablespoons Peanut oil
2 tablespoons light Soy sauce
½ teaspoon dark Sesame oil
1 teaspoon black Sesame seeds
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Kitchen utensils

1 Pot, 1 Sieve, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Large knife, 1 Teaspoon, 2 Plates, 1 Paper towel, 1 large Skillet (or wok with lid), 1 Slotted spatula, 1 Slotted spoon, 1 Tablespoon

Preparation steps

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Asian Noodles preparation step 1

Cook noodles according to package directions in plenty of boiling salted water until al dente. Drain in a sieve and loosen with a fork.

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Asian Noodles preparation step 2

In the meantime, rinse beans, trim and cut diagonally into pieces about 3 cm (approximately 1 1/4 inch) long. Parboil in salted boiling water for 5 minutes. Rinse in a sieve with cold water and drain.

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Asian Noodles preparation step 3

While the beans cook, rinse zucchini, trim, cut in half lengthwise and cut diagonally into thin slices.

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Asian Noodles preparation step 4

Rinse chile pepper, trim, cut in half, remove the seeds, if necessary, rinse again and cut into thin rings. Peel the garlic and chop finely.

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Asian Noodles preparation step 5

Rinse scallions, trim and cut diagonally into thin rings. Peel ginger root and finely grate.

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Asian Noodles preparation step 6

Put potato flour on a plate. Cut tofu into cubes about 1.5 cm (approximately 1/2 inch). Pat dry, season with salt and dredge in the potato flour.

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Asian Noodles preparation step 7

Heat the peanut oil in a large frying pan or wok. Fry tofu until golden brown on all sides over medium heat. Remove with a slotted spoon and place on a plate.

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Asian Noodles preparation step 8

Add beans, chile pepper and garlic in the oil that remains in the pan and fry.

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Asian Noodles preparation step 9

Add zucchini and scallions and cook everything covered on low heat for 2 minutes.

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Asian Noodles preparation step 10

Add noodles and fry uncovered for another 2 minutes. Season with soy sauce, ginger and sesame oil. Add tofu, mix well, sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve.