• Sawa-San

Velvety Smooth & Rich Garlic Noodles

Serves 2


4 cloves garlic

3 sprigs spring onion

50g butter

2 tablespoon oyster sauce

1 tablesppon soy sauce

1 tablespoon sesame oil

Pinch of sugar

20g parmesan

Toasted sesame seeds

Any Asian noodles or pasta (around 250 grams)


1. Bring a large pot to the boil for the pasta

2. Toast a small handful of sesame seeds, keep the pan moving so seeds do not burn

3. Meanwhile, mince the garlic with a garlic mincer or chop very finely

4. Thinly slice spring onion and set aside for garnish

5. Add, oyster sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil and sugar into a bowl and stir

6. Finely grate some parmesan

7. Add the noodles/pasta and cook as per packet instructions

8. Around 3-4 mins before the noodles are cooked, put a pan on low heat and melt the butter, keep the heat low to medium. Add the garlic and stir continuously for 1-2 mins. Add the sauce and cook for 30 secs, combining with the butter & garlic. Turn off heat

9. Drain the noodles (keep some of the water), and stir the noodles into the sauce coating evenly. Add parmesan and a few tablespoons of water to get a creamy texture. Serve into a bowl or plate and garnish with your sesame seeds & spring onions


This dish is so simple and served as a main meal or perhaps as a side. Try with different types of noodles and pasta. Enjoy

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