Sesame Rice Noodles
Yield: 3 servings
4 oz rice vermicelli
1 1/2 tb oriental sesame oil
1 ts chili oil or crushed red pepper flakes to taste
3 green onions, cut into slivers
1/2 red bell pepper, seeded, cut into paper-thin slivers
1 c fresh bean sprouts
1/4 c fresh cilantro, minced
Put vermicelli in a large bowl and cover with hot tap water. Soak
until soft, 10 minutes, drain.
Heat both oils in a wok or large skillet over high heat. When it
is hot, add noodles, stir well and cook 45 seconds. Add onions,
bell pepper, sprouts, cilantro and salt, cook and stir 30 seconds.
Remove from heat and serve hot or at room temperature.