Delicious Easy Asian Noodles & Veggie Feast In Minutes











Savor the vibrant flavors of Asia with this easy, quick, and mouthwatering noodle dish packed with fresh veggies and a hint of spice. Perfect for a nutritious family dinner or whenever you crave a taste of Asia in just 45 minutes!


Step 1: Cook and Blanch

Start by bringing a pot of water to a boil and cooking your noodles according to the package instructions. Aim for an al dente texture, as they'll continue to soak up the sauce later on. Meanwhile, blanch your snow peas in boiling water for just a minute to bring out their vibrant color and slightly tenderize them without losing their crunch.
Pro Tip: To keep noodles from sticking, stir in a teaspoon of oil into the boiling water.

Step 2: Prepare the Vegetables

Drain the snow peas and immediately refresh them under cold water to stop the cooking process, then pat them dry. Slice your carrot into thin julienne strips and chop the scallions. This prep work lays the colorful foundation of your dish, introducing a mix of textures and flavors.
Pro Tip: Soaking sliced carrots in ice water for a few minutes can enhance their crunchiness.

Step 3: Saute The Aromatics

Heat a medium skillet with oil over medium heat. Add minced garlic and sliced chili pepper, cooking for about 30 seconds. The key here is to not let the garlic brown too much, as we're aiming for a fragrant, not burnt, flavor. The chili adds a gentle heat, which can be adjusted according to your spice tolerance.
Pro Tip: Keep the skillet moving to ensure even cooking without burning.

Step 4: Add Mushrooms & Veggies to Bowl

After the aromatics are fragrant, add the sliced mushrooms to the skillet and cook, stirring often, for 2 minutes until they're just softened and golden. The mushrooms will soak up all that gorgeous garlic and chili flavor. Then, transfer the mushrooms to the bowl with snow peas, carrots, and scallions.
Pro Tip: Mushrooms release water so don't overcrowd the pan, which could steam them instead of sautéing.

Step 5: Create the Sauce

In the same skillet, lower the heat and add the rice vinegar, grated ginger, and hoisin sauce, stirring well to combine and warm through. This mixture creates a tangy, sweet, and slightly spicy sauce that brings the whole dish together. Allow it to simmer for a minute to meld the flavors.
Pro Tip: For a smoother sauce, you can add a splash of water or vegetable broth.

Step 6: Combine and Serve

Pour the warm sauce over the vegetables in the bowl. Add the cooked noodles and toss everything together until the noodles are evenly coated and the vegetables are distributed throughout. The noodles should look glossy and vibrant. Serve this delightful Asian noodle dish warm or at room temperature, garnished with toasted cashews for a nutty crunch.
Pro Tip: If the noodles seem dry, drizzle a little more oil before serving.