Chilli spinach noodles with sesame dressing

  • serves 2
  • Easy

This dish of chilli spinach noodles with sesame dressing is a quick an easy recipe to make for a healthy midweek meal. It's ready in just 20 minutes and is under 500 calories.



  • medium egg noodles 2 nests
  • oil
  • red chilli 1, sliced
  • garlic 1 clove, crushed
  • spinach 200g, roughly chopped
  • sesame seeds 1 tbsp
  • soy ½ tbsp
  • sake or mirin 1 tbsp (if you use mirin omit the caster sugar below)
  • caster sugar 1 tsp
  • water ½ tbsp


  • Step 1

    To make the dressing, toast the seeds in a pan until golden then grind with a pestle and mortar. Stir in the rest of the dressing ingredients.

  • Step 2

    Cook the noodles until just tender, then drain.

  • Step 3

    Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan. Cook the chilli and garlic for 2-3 minutes, then add the noodles and toss to heat through. Stir in the spinach until wilted.

  • Step 4

    Pile onto plates and spoon over the dressing.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 460
  • Carbs 78.9g
  • Protein 16.7g
  • Fat 6.1g
  • Salt 2.3g
  • Saturates 1.5g
  • Fibre 7.2g