Creamy Tahini Chilli Noodles

Super simple
Super simple
Super simple
Super simple
0:20 m

Are you ready for a tasty new recipe to add to your plant-based arsenal? Look no further than our Creamy Tahini Chilli Noodles! Bursting with bold flavours and creamy textures, this dish is the perfect fusion of Asian and Mediterranean cuisine. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a newbie in the kitchen, our easy step-by-step instructions will guide you to a mouth-watering meal in just 30 minutes. So, grab your apron and let's get cooking.

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For the creamy tahini chilli oil

<item-todo-done>15g ginger<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 cloves garlic<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp chilli flakes<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>½ tsp hot chilli powder<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 tbsp tahini<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 tbsp soy sauce<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tbsp rice vinegar<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp sugar<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>4 spring onions<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 tbsp sesame oil<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tbsp vegetable oil<item-todo-done>

For the noodles

<item-todo-done>150g frozen edamame beans<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 ramen noodle nests<item-todo-done>

To serve

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Before you start

Kettle boiled | Medium pot | Microplane or fine grater | Large bowl

Cook the noodles and edamame

  • Add the ramen noodle nests and edamame beans to the medium pot and cover them with boiled water.
  • Bring to the boil and cook for 3 minutes, or according to packet instructions, then drain and set aside in a colander.
  • Reserve a cup of the cooking water and the pot for later.

Meanwhile, start the chilli oil

  • Peel and grate the ginger and garlic into the large bowl.
  • Trim, then chop the spring onions.
  • Add the chopped spring onions to the bowl with the chilli flakes, hot chilli powder, soy sauce, rice vinegar and sugar.

Get sizzling

  • Return the reserved pot to a medium-high heat and add the sesame oil and vegetable oil.
  • Once the oil is hot, pour it into the large bowl over the chilli oil ingredients (it should sizzle).

Mix everything together

  • Add the tahini to the chilli oil, stir everything together, then add the drained noodles and edamame beans.
  • Add a splash of the cooking water and mix until everything is coated.


  • Serve in bowls topped with some black sesame seeds.
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