Spicy Orange Sesame Udon Noodle Stir Fry with Bok Choy
Fresh udon noodles, stir fried with red peppers, carrots and bok choy and flavoured with a spicy orange soy sesame sauce. Ready in 20 minutes!
Zest of 1 orange
1/4cupfresh orange juice
2tsprice wine vinegar
1-2TbspAsian Chili Garlic Sauce(could sub 1 tsp. sriracha or sambal oelek)
1carrotcut into matchsticks
5baby bok choyhalved
1cupsliced green oniondivided
27 oz pkgsshelf stable udon noodles
Prepare sauce by combining all ingredients in a medium bowl. Set aside. Prepare vegetables and set aside.
Heat a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Don't add any oil yet. Add sesame seeds to hot pan and stirring continuously, cook until lightly golden and fragrant. Remove sesame seeds to a small bowl and add oil to pan.
Add carrots to pan and cook, stirring, for about 1 minute. Add red pepper and ginger and cook until tender. Add bok choy and 3/4 of the green onion and cook, tossing with other ingredients until they start to wilt. Add udon noodles and sauce and cook until noodles are warmed and sauce has thickened.
Remove to serving dishes and garnish with sesame seeds and remaining green onion.
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