NYT Cooking: The key here is the scallion dressing for the noodles and the bit of oyster sauce you drizzle on for depth and umami. Feel free to substitute in any meats, fish, tofu or vegetables you like for the toppings; this is just a template for any number of quick, delicious meals.
Peanut Sauce Noodles with Veggies
Asian-inspired dinner idea: Serve this colorful bowl of peanut sauce noodles with a side of beef or chicken satay.
Our vegetarian take on the classic Korean noodle dish comes together in a flash, so make sure to have all your ingredients ready before cooking. Serve with other banchan (Korean side dishes) such as kimchi.
Hot Sesame Noodles with Scallions and Pork
Swap in any kind of ground meat and any kind of vegetable for this saucy, clean-out-your-pantry rice noodle stir-fry.
Pad See Ew
Not as famous as Pad Thai but just as delicious, this classic Thai dish calls for stir-frying rice noodles with soy sauce. The unique flavor comes from browning the ingredients and allowing the sauce to caramelize. Your pan should be so hot that you hear a sizzle throughout cooking.
Coconut Rice Noodles with Ginger and Turmeric
This is a weeknight pantry curry that comes together in the time it takes to boil water for the rice noodles. Fast! For this recipe, blooming the ginger, turmeric, and black pepper in oil is essential for releasing their aromatic properties into the coconut milk-based sauce.