green onion ginger noodles & sesame garlic cucumbers

by gingeredpear

A quick light asian inspired meal.

Green onion ginger noodles with sesame garlic cucumbers
serves 2
adapted from momofukufor2

Sesame Garlic Cucumbers
1 (english) cucumber
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon light soy sauce
1 tablespoon finely minced garlic
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon salt

Chop the cucumber into bite size pieces or chop into large pieces and crush with hand. Toss with salt. Wait 20 minutes if you wish to drain the water. Toss  with seasame oil, soy sauce, garlic and sugar.

Green Onion Ginger Noodles
1 bunch of green onions sliced
2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
1 tablespoon finely minced ginger
1 tablespoon finely minced shallot
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon sesame oil
salt to taste
rice noodles

Cook the noodles according to the instructions on the package. Heat the vegetable oil until the oil is shimmery but not smoking. Add the green onions, ginger and shallots. The oil with splatter, so be careful. Let it cool and add the soy sauce and sesame oil. Salt to taste if needed. Toss with noodles.