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Spicy Oil Cold Noodles

Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1/3 cup cooking oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tbsp sesame
  • 1-1.5 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 0.5 tbsp vinegar
  • 2*1/4 tsp chicken broth mix
  • a handful of coriander
  • half cucumber
  • 1 small carrot
  • 2 green onions
  • 400 g spaghetti



  • Peel off the skin of the cucumber, rinse, and cut into thin matchstick-sized strips.
  • Peel off the skin of the carrot, rinse, and cut into shreds
  • Wash green onions, separate the white part from the green part, then cut the white part into shreds


  • Take a bowl, add 1.5tbsp chili powder, 1 tbsp sugar, 1/2 tbsp sesame, 1 tsp salt
  • Heat a saute pan or wok over medium heat, add 1/3 cup cooking oil. When oil is hot, turn off the heat, carefully pour the oil to the bowl with all condiments. Hear a sizzling sound, see the bubbling, and smell the aroma.
  • Bring a pot of water to a boil, once the water is boiling, add a pinch of salt, then cook spaghetti al dente, drain well
  • Take a big bowl, add cucumber strips, carrot shreds, green onion shreds, then pour in the spicy oil prepared in step 2. Then add 1/2tbsp vinegar, and 1/4tsp chicken broth mix, combine and mix well.
  • Add drained spaghetti to the bowl, mix well.
  • Cut a handful of coriander and add to the bowl, then add 1/4 tsp chicken broth mix, mix well
  • Serve noodles in a plate. Optional: sprinkle 1/2 tbsp sesame on top of the noodles and Enjoy!


Cooking Tips:
  • Store remaining noodles in the fridge, server the next day, the taste is even better