Spicy Asian Noodles
A quick and easy recipe for Asian noodles that packs a big flavor punch.
- 8 oz Chinese noodles
- 2 tbsp peanut oil
- 1 tbsp grated ginger
- 2 scallions
- 1 tsp sugar
- 2 tbsp Chinese black bean garlic sauce
- 1 tbsp Chinese chili bean sauce
- 1/2 lb ground pork
- 1/8 tsp hot chili oil, optional
Cook noodles in boiling water according to package instructions. Remove from water when al dente and set aside, tossing with a dash of peanut oil.
Peel and mince the ginger (if using fresh ginger - see notes).
Chop scallions and separate into white and green parts.
Mix the sugar and bean sauces and set aside.
Heat wok (or large skillet) until a drop of water skitters across the surface. Add a tbsp of peanut oil, add the ginger, and stir fry until ginger is fragrant.
Add pork and white scallions and stir try until pork is no longer pink.
Add bean sauce/sugar mixture and cook and stir for about 2 minutes.
Add noodles and green scallions to the pan and toss until noodles are evenly coated with sauce.
Add chili oil (if desired), and toss again.
*If you can frozen cubes of fresh ginger at your store, it will make this recipe even quicker!
**You can omit the hot chili oil if you don't like things too spicy.
***If you don't have peanut oil, you can substitute canola oil.
Calories 448kcal (22%)Carbohydrates 44g (15%)Protein 18g (36%)Fat 22g (34%)Saturated Fat 6g (38%)Cholesterol 88mg (29%)Sodium 526mg (23%)Potassium 318mg (9%)Fiber 3g (13%)Sugar 4g (4%)Vitamin A 95IU (2%)Vitamin C 2mg (2%)Calcium 32mg (3%)Iron 2mg (11%)