Crisp noodles with soy sauce and chilli



For the noodles

For the pesto

To serve


  1. For the noodles, heat the oil in a deep, heavy-bottomed saucepan until a breadcrumb sizzles and turns golden brown in it. (CAUTION: hot oil can be dangerous. Do not leave unattended).

  2. Lower the noodles into the hot oil and deep-fry until crisp and golden. Carefully remove with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper.

  3. For the pesto, place all of the pesto ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth.

  4. To serve, place the crisp noodles into a bowl, add the chilli and soy sauce and mix well. Add a spoonful of pesto and serve.