Do you ever discover a recipe and wonder where it had been hiding all your life?

Where it was when you had to endure eating horribly made spaghetti and minced meat at someone’s house,

or where it was when you went to an Asian restaurant and got noodles that tasted like a shoe

or where it was when you couldn’t be bothered to cook and had to deal with having 2 minute noodles?

Well that was what I felt about this dish. I discovered this on Pinterest about three weeks ago and I have probably had it a total of 7 times since then. I LOVE IT. The sweetness of the honey and the tartness of the ginger coupled with the hot chillies…….. HEAVEN in my mouth I tell you.

I got this recipe from Simply Reem. I removed a few ingredients here and there like sesame seeds because I really do not like them; I substituted Chili oil for chilies, Soba noodles for Canton, and rice wine vinegar for white vinegar. You can play around with the ingredients depending on what is in your pantry. But try it this way first, it is heavenly. HAPPY COOKING!!


Canton Noodles with Sweet Ginger Spring Onion Sauce

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Yield: 2

Canton Noodles with Sweet Ginger Spring Onion Sauce


  1. 250 grams Canton noodles (you can use any type of noodles that you like eg egg, udon or rice)
  2. Salt and Pepper as per taste.
  3. Lime wedges optional.
  4. For Sweet Ginger Spring onion Sauce
  5. 1 ½ cups of finely chopped spring onions
  6. 2 Tbsp minced ginger
  7. ¼ cup chopped dhania (coriander)
  8. Sesame oil/ grape seed oil/ any neutral oil – 2-3 Tbsp.
  9. 1 teaspoon chilli flakes or cayenne pepper
  10. 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  11. 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar (I used white vinegar)
  12. 2 tablespoons honey
  13. 1 teaspoon salt
  14. 1 teaspoon black pepper


Mix all the ingredients for Sweet Ginger Spring Onion sauce in the bowl, check for the seasoning. Keep it aside for 10 -15 minutes for the flavors to develop.

Boil the noodles as per the instruction on the package,drain.

Add the sauce to the noodles and toss the noodles well, check for the seasoning one last time. Sprinkle lime juice.



Written by Wangeci Wandere cici