Cilantro Lime Noodles (Easy Recipe)
If you’re anything like me, you love making a quick, easy, and delicious meal after a long day. Well, I have just the perfect recipe for you – Cilantro Lime Noodles. This recipe is not only easy to make, but it’s also bursting with flavor and will leave you and your family wanting more. In this blog post, I will take you through the steps of making this mouth-watering dish and share some helpful tips along the way. Let’s get started!
- 120g of rice noodles
- 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon of vegetarian mushroom oyster sauce
- 1 tablespoon of lime juice
- 1 teaspoon of sugar
- A handful of fresh cilantro, chopped
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon of chili flakes (optional)
- 2 tablespoons of oil
1. Cook rice noodles according to package instructions. Once done, drain and rinse under cold water. Set aside.
2. In a small bowl, mix together soy sauce, vegetarian mushroom oyster sauce, lime juice, and sugar. Set aside.
3. In a pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add minced garlic and chili flakes (if using) and cook until fragrant, about 1-2 minutes.
4. Add the cooked rice noodles to the pan and pour the soy sauce mixture over the noodles. Toss until the noodles are well coated and heated through.
5. Add in the chopped cilantro and mix well.
6. Serve hot and enjoy!
And there you have it – a simple and delicious Cilantro Lime Noodles recipe that will surely become a favorite in your home. It’s the perfect dish for a quick weeknight dinner, or a casual get-together with friends and family.
Now, let’s address some frequently asked questions about this recipe:
Q: Can I use regular pasta instead of rice noodles?
A: Absolutely! While the traditional recipe calls for rice noodles, you can definitely use your favorite type of pasta for this dish. Just follow the cooking instructions on the pasta package.
Q: Can I make this recipe ahead of time?
A: Yes, you can prepare the sauce and the noodles separately ahead of time and then toss them together just before serving. This is a great time-saving tip for busy days.
Q: What can I serve with Cilantro Lime Noodles?
A: This dish pairs well with a variety of proteins such as tofu, shrimp, chicken, or beef. You can also serve it alongside a fresh salad or some steamed vegetables for a complete meal.
Q: How long can I store the leftovers?
A: Store any leftover Cilantro Lime Noodles in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. To reheat, simply toss them in a pan with a little oil or in the microwave until heated through.
There you have it, a comprehensive guide to creating the perfect Cilantro Lime Noodles. I hope you give this recipe a try and enjoy it as much as I do!