Cold Oriental Noodles with Peanut Sauce

         Yield: 4 Servings
Categories: Asian, Pasta, Vegetarian

1 lb Spaghetti 1/4 c Sesame oil 1/2 c Natural style creamy peanut Butter 1/3 c Tamari soy sauce 3 tb Sherry 1 tb Water 1 1/2 tb Rice wine vinegar 1 tb Vegetable oil 1 tb Light brown sugar; firmly Packed 3 Cl Garlic; finely minced 1 ts Ginger root; minced 1/2 ts Red pepper flakes; crushed 1 Cucumber; peeled and sliced 4 Scallions; thinly sliced Recipe by: Vegetarian Pleasures Cook the spaghettini al dente. Drain and rinse under cold water. Drain very well again. With your hands, toss the noodles with half of the sesame oil. Cover and chill until ready to combine with the peanut sauce, or up to 24 hours. To make the peanut sauce, combine the remaining sesame oil with all the oth ingredients except the cucumber and scallion. Beat until well mixed. The sa can be kept in the refrigerator, covered, for up to 24 hours before serving Just before serving, gently toss the noodles with the sauce, cucumbers and half the scallions. Garnish with the remaining scallions.