Pake Noodles

Anna Summa

These noodles are great for sopping up meat juices. Look for fresh lo mein noodles in Asian markets.

Pake Noodles
These noodles are great for sopping up meat juices.
Yield: serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. fresh lo mein noodles
  • 8 tbsp. butter
  • 12 cup sesame seeds
  • Salt and freshly ground white pepper

Instructions

  1. Cook noodles in a large pot of salted boiling water until tender, 4-5 minutes. Drain noodles, plunge into a large bowl of ice water, and let cool. Drain again and set aside.
  2. Melt butter in a small pot over medium heat, skimming foam as it rises to the surface. Pour clarified butter into a small bowl, discarding milky solids.
  3. Toast sesame seeds in a large non-stick skillet over medium-hihg heat until golden, 3-4 minutes. Reduce heat to medium, add butter, and cook seeds for 1 minute. Add noodles, toss well to coat, and cook until heated through, about 2 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.