A perfect make-ahead lunch, these noodles -- made with a sweet-and-spicy sauce of peanut butter, sesame oil, soy sauce, and crushed red-pepper flakes -- can be prepared and refrigerated for up to week. It takes just minutes to cook udon noodles and coarsely chop baby bok choy to toss with the sauce.
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Udon noodles are thick Japanese noodles similar in size to linguine and can be found in Asian markets and some supermarkets. The salad can be garnished with an assortment of ingredients, including enoki mushrooms, fresh bean sprouts, chopped cilantro, scallions, and toasted sesame seeds.