Spicy Chilled Chili Noodles

Spicy Chili Noodles

Indulge in the vibrant flavors of these Spicy Korean Chili Noodles, featuring a blend of Chili Flavored EVOO, fresh ginger, and toasted sesame seeds.

This recipe brings together a harmonious mix of savory, sweet, and spicy notes, enhanced by a splash of dark soy sauce and black rice vinegar. Optional additions like tahini add a creamy touch, making this dish a versatile and flavorful choice. Perfect for a quick and satisfying meal that excites the palate with every bite. (Recipe Credit George Eats)


– 1/2 cup Chili Flavored EVOO

-1/3 teaspoons Korean Chili Flakes

– 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger

– 1-2 tablespoons spring onion finely chopped (t0ps only)

– 2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds

– 1-2 teaspoons garlic chives optional finely chopped

-2 1/2 tablespoons toasted peanuts

– 1 – 1 1/2 tablespoons (20-30ml) gluten free dark soy sauce see notes

– 1 teaspoon (20ml) honey or maple syrup

– 1 teaspoon black rice vinegar

-125-150 g rice noodles

– Extra spring onion greens or chives to garnish

– Extra sesame seeds to garnish (optional)

– 1/2 cucumber julienned (if going for a cold noodle optional)

– 1/2 cup cilantro

– Optional: Crushed Sichuan pepper or cracked black pepper according to your tastes

Optional: 2 teaspoons smooth tahini

Spicy Chilled Chili Noodles
Spicy Chilled Chili Noodles


-Start the process of cooking your noodles. Bring a pot of water to boil and drop in rice noodles. After about 8 minutes drain the noodles and rinse them with cold water to stop the cooking process.

-In a bowl, place the chili flakes, ginger, spring onion greens, sesame seeds, chives, and pepper. Stir them up and reserve.

-In a small saucepan over a medium heat, heat the Chili Flavored EVOO until hot and shimmering.

-Add in chili flake mixture. It should sizzle up and make the oil lovely and fragrant. If using Korean chilli flakes, it should also take on a lovely red color.

-Add in the cooked rice noodles.

-Add the dark soy sauce, honey or maple and black rice vinegar. Stir to combine, then taste and adjust to your liking.

-Trasfer to a serving dish.

-Top with tahini, sesame seeds, cilantro and stir to combine.

-This is a great option to also served chilled the next day for a refreshing and spicy meal.