Try our Longevity Noodles with Vegetables, Mushrooms, Spring Onion and Sesame Seeds recipe, perfect for Lunar New Year!
Longevity noodles, also known as “chang fen” or “yee mein”, are a traditional dish commonly served during Lunar New Year celebrations in China and other Asian cultures. The long, uncut noodles symbolize a long life and good luck for the new year. This recipe for longevity noodles with vegetables, mushrooms, spring onions, and sesame seeds is a delicious and healthy twist on the traditional dish, perfect for celebrating the Lunar New Year or any occasion. With its combination of savory flavors and colorful ingredients, it is sure to be a hit with family and friends.
- 225g (8 oz) longevity noodles
- 475ml (2 cups) mixed vegetables (such as broccoli, bell pepper, and carrots)
- 225g (8 oz) mushrooms (shiitake, button or brown mushrooms), sliced
- 60ml (1/4 cup) spring onions, chopped
- 15ml (1 tablespoon) sesame seeds
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 30ml (2 tablespoons) soy sauce
- 15ml (1 tablespoon) rice vinegar
- 5ml (1 teaspoon) sesame oil
- 1.25ml (1/4 teaspoon) sugar
- salt and pepper, to taste
- Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook the longevity noodles according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
- In a separate pan, heat some oil over medium-high heat. Add the mixed vegetables and mushrooms and stir-fry for 3-5 minutes, or until they are tender.
- Add the garlic and stir-fry for an additional minute.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, sugar, salt, and pepper. Pour the sauce over the vegetables and mushrooms and stir to combine.
- Add the cooked noodles and toss everything together.
- Sprinkle with chopped spring onions and sesame seeds.
- Serve and enjoy!
ele Tip – Mix it up using different vegetables, making the most of what you have in the fridge at home.