Sichuan Shirataki Sesame Noodle Salad With Cucumber, Sichuan Peppercorn, Chili Oil, and Peanuts (Vegan) Recipe

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Ingredients (15)

  • 1 (8-ounce) package shirataki noodles, drained
  • 3 dried Thai chilies or 1 teaspoon chili flakes (more or less to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon Sichuan peppercorns
  • 1/4 cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 medium clove garlic, minced (about 1 teaspoon)
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 3 tablespoons Chinese sesame paste or tahini
  • 1 tablespoon Chinese Chinkiang or black vinegar (see note)
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 small cucumber, peeled, seeded, and cut into thin strips
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced scallions (white and pale green parts only)
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves and thin stems
  • 1 tablespoon roasted sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup roasted peanuts crushed lightly under a pan or in a mortar and pestle

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