Asian Noodle Salad with Chiles and Peanuts

         Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Asian, Noodles

1 lb Dried soba noodles or -spaghetti 1/4 c Oriental sesame oil 1/4 c Soy sauce 2 tb Sugar 1 1/2 tb Balsamic vinegar or red -wine vinegar 1 c Cilantro; chopped 8 Green onions; thinly sliced 3 Jalapeno peppers; seeded -and chopped 1 1/2 c Dry roasted peanuts, -lightly salted; chopped -coarsely -lightly salted; -chopped coarsely -lightly -salted; chopped coarsely Cook noodles or spaghetti until just tender. Drain. Rinse with cold water until cool. Drain well. Transfer to large bowl. Combine sesame oil, soy sauce, sugar, vinegar and salt in small bowl. Stir to dissolve sugar. Add to noodles. Add choppped cilantro, chiles, and onions. Mix well. Sprinkle peanuts over individual salads. Recipe By : Bon Apetit Magazine Posted to CHILE-HEADS DIGEST V3 #116