Shrimp and Tomato Cold Noodles with Sesame Sauce

Shrimp and Tomato Cold Noodles with Sesame Sauce

With refreshing toppings and a light sauce, this dish is great for a hot day.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Chinese-style noodles
2 servings
Mizuna greens
1 bunch
(sesame sauce ingredients)
4 tablespoons
3 tablespoons
Soy sauce
2 tablespoons
Ground sesame seeds
2 tablespoons
1 tablespoon
Sesame oil
1 tablespoon
70 ml


1. Combine the ingredients for the sesame dipping sauce in a bowl and chill in the refrigerator.
2. Cut a shallow X on the bottom of the tomato. Bring a pot of water to a boil and drop the tomato and cook for 30 seconds until the skin starts to peel. Take out of the hot water immediately afterwards, and bathe in ice-cold water. Remove the skin and cut into thin wedges. Cut the mizuna greens into 5 cm pieces.
3. Remove the shell and vein from the shrimp. Cook in a boiling water and drain.
4. Cook the noodles according to the directions on the package and rinse under cold water then drain well. Divide the noodles among 2-3 plates.
5. Pour an equal amount of sesame sauce over each plate.

Story Behind this Recipe

I love cold noodles with sesame sauce, but the dish can be bit heavy when I'm losing my appetite due to the hot weather. I wanted to make a refreshing dish with a sauce on the lighter side that I could enjoy until the last bite.