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Cold Chinese-Inspired Noodles

This dish is perfect for any dinner party. It only takes 15 minutes to put together and then you can put it into the fridge until you are ready to serve, plus it serves a crowd.
Course pasta
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Keyword 30 minute meal, angel hair, broccoli, cashew, coriander, noodles, nuts
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 660kcal


  • 1 pound angel hair pasta
  • ¾ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 ½ tablespoons sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons ground coriander
  • ¾ cup soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon chili oil
  • 1 head broccoli, cut into florets
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • cup chopped cashews
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds


  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil over medium-high heat. Add the noodles and cook, stirring occasionally, until al dente, about 6 minutes. Drain the noodles and set aside in a large serving bowl.
  • Heat the vegetable and sesame oil in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add a single cashew to the oil mixture. When small bubbles form around the cashew, the oil is hot enough. Remove the cashew from the hot oil and remove the saucepan from the heat.
  • Stir the coriander and soy sauce into the oil. Stand back as you do this because the mixture will crackle and sizzle.
  • When it stops sizzling, stir in the chili oil. Pour the oil mixture over the noodles and toss to coat the noodles evenly.
  • Add the broccoli and green onions and continue to toss until all the ingredients are combined.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve then top with the cashews and sesame seeds.


Calories: 660kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 50g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 21g | Monounsaturated Fat: 17g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Sodium: 1660mg | Potassium: 683mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 711IU | Vitamin C: 93mg | Calcium: 97mg | Iron: 5mg