Ginger comes alive when its warmed, and it gets that opportunity in this tasty sauce. All the ingredients - peanut butter to sesame oil -are warmed together in a pan until their flavors blend and the sauce becomes flavorful.
INGREDIENTS (for 3 servings):
- 8 ounces spaghetti
- 1 bunch green onions, sliced (white parts only)
- 2 tablespoons sesame oil
- 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root
- 1/3 cup peanut butter
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- 1/4 cup hot water
- 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
- 1 teaspoon white sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water until done. Drain.
Meanwhile, combine oil and onions in a small skillet. Saute over low heat until tender. Add ginger; cook and stir for 1 to 2 minutes. Mix in peanut butter, soy sauce, water, vinegar, sugar, and red pepper flakes. Remove from heat.
Toss noodles with sauce, and serve.