Cold Peanut-Sesame Noodles

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Cold Peanut-Sesame Noodles

Serves 6
Kosher salt
12 ounces flat Chinese egg noodles
¾ cup strong brewed green tea
1/2 cup natural peanut butter
¼ cup soy sauce
¼ cup rice vinegar (not seasoned)
3 tablespoons packed light brown sugar
¼ cup roasted peanut oil
2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds, plus more for topping
1 teaspoon chili-garlic sauce
1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
1 1-inch piece ginger, peeled
1 small clove garlic
2 carrots, finely grated
Chopped fresh cilantro and peanuts, for topping

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the noodles and cook as the label directs, then drain.

Meanwhile, make the sauce: Combine the green tea, peanut butter, soy sauce, vinegar, brown sugar and  peanut oil in a blender. Add the sesame seeds, chili-garlic sauce, sesame oil, ginger, garlic and ¼ teaspoon  salt; process until smooth.

Toss the noodles with the peanut sauce and carrots in a large bowl. Chill about 1 hour. Top with cilantro, peanuts and more sesame seeds.