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Sriracha Noodles

These Sriracha Noodles are creamy and delicious, made with simple ingredients like tahini and a mixture of spices. A 15 minute meal which will become a staple at your household and everyone in your family will enjoy. So creamy, flavorful, satisfying, and naturally vegan that even pickiest eaters won’t resist a second or third plate.

Top view on a pan filled with Sriracha Noodles.

I have to admit that there are two ingredients that I always store in my pantry: sriracha and tahini.

There was that point I tell you, at a wimp, that I’ve got the idea to combine tahini and sriracha. And what I can tell you: it turned out so delicious.

Seriously this is what I ate at least 4 or 5 times a week, because it is something so simple and can be whipped together in no time.

Ingredients needed to make the Sriracha Noodles on a wooden board.

It is a combination, no matter which time of the day it is, there is always time for a plate of these Sriracha Noodles.

You will know what I’m talking about once you try it.

The secret that makes these noodles so creamy is one unexpected ingredient: pasta water. Just make sure it is hot, because it makes this creamy pasta sauce so rich, creamy and texture perfect. Besides that, it also adds flavor from the pasta which is cooked in the water.

Showing how tahini, spices, and sriracha are being combined in a large bowl.

Why these Sriracha Noodles are so delicious

Seriously these are a keeper and ready in such little time with big flavor.

Made with pasta water which adds a lot of creaminess and flavor and makes all the difference.

Packed with fantastic flavors and seasoning.

You can use your favorite pasta, anything will work. Just make sure to reserve some hot pasta water.

Easy as it should be with step by step pictures, because I’ll show you everything so you can be sure the result will be best.

Showing the pasta being cooked and pasta water is reserved.

What’s in this creamy Sriracha sauce

You will need the following ingredients:

  • Sriracha
  • Tahini
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Smoked paprika

What you for these Sriracha noodles:

  • Pasta
  • Pasta water

Reserved pasta water is mixed with the tahini mixture to make the sriracha sauce.

Cooked pasta is mixed with the sauce in a large bowl.

How to make Sriracha Noodles

First cook the pasta. In a large pot, bring water to a boil with a pinch of salt.

Add pasta and cook according to the package directions. Just around 5 minutes before pasta is ready, reserve 1/2 cup of the hot pasta water.

Add sriracha, tahini, garlic, onion powder, smoked paprika and a pinch of salt and pepper to a large mixing bowl. Whisk in the hot pasta water until the sauce is creamy.

When the pasta is ready, drain and add to the bowl. Combine pasta with the sauce. Serve on plates or in bowls.

Showing the mixed Sriracha Noodles in a large bowl.

Leftovers can be stored in the fridge for around 1 week, taste delicious even cold.

Freezing:

These Sriracha Noodles can be frozen, stored in a freezer friendly container.

It will last for 4 months. Thaw completely, warm on low heat on the stove, or use your microwave.

Closeup of the Sriracha Noodles in a pan for serving.

Other noodles you need to try:

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If you try these Sriracha Noodles, tag me on Instagram or Facebook with all your remakes.

Cheers, Florian.

Top view on a pan filled with Sriracha Noodles.

Sriracha Noodles

Yield: 4
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

These Sriracha Noodles are creamy and delicious, made with simple ingredients like tahini and a mixture of spices. A 15 minute meal which will become a staple at your household and everyone in your family will enjoy. So creamy, flavorful, satisfying, and naturally vegan that even pickiest eaters won't resist a second or third plate.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb pasta (use gf, if needed)
  • 1/2 cup hot pasta water
  • 2 Tbsp sriracha sauce
  • 1/2 cup tahini paste
  • 1 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • salt, pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large pot, bring water to a boil with a pinch of salt. Add pasta and cook according to the package directions. Just around 5 minutes before pasta is ready, reserve 1/2 cup of the hot pasta water.
  2. Add sriracha, tahini, garlic, onion powder, smoked paprika and a pinch of salt and pepper to a large mixing bowl. Whisk in the hot pasta water until the sauce is creamy.
  3. When the pasta is ready, drain and add to the bowl. Combine pasta with the sauce. Serve on plates or in bowls.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 2 cups
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 384Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 122mgCarbohydrates: 48gFiber: 3gSugar: 1gProtein: 10g
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