This colorful cold noodle salad is infinitely riffable. Check out Rice Noodles with Shrimp and Coconut-Lime Dressing, Udon with Chicken and Garlicky Peanut Dressing, and Soba with Tofu and Miso-Mustard Dressing for even more ideas.
Spicy Beef and Cucumbers with Black Vinegar. Never cooked cucumbers before? This recipe should convince you to give the method a try, especially when they’re quickly tossed in a hot pan and kept crisp, as they are here.
You’ll get all the traditional flavors of the classic takeout dish by using a marinade made up of oyster sauce, Shaoxing wine, and soy sauce, but the steak and broccoli are grilled for a fresh summertime variation.