Sichuan-Style Noodles

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Ingredients

  • 1 Pound  fresh noodles (Chinese thin noodles are best, otherwise angel hair pasta is a great option)
  • 3 Tablespoons  peanut or vegetable oil
  • 1/2 Pound  shredded barbecue pork, store-bought or homemade*
  • 1/2 Cup  bok choy, cut on the diagonal into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 Cup  broccoli florets
  • 1/2 Cup  snow peas
  • onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 Cup  chicken broth
  • 1 Teaspoon  cornstarch
  • 2 Tablespoons  light soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons  hoisin sauce
  • 1 Teaspoon  sesame oil
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon  Chinese chile paste with garlic

This dish is one of my favorites. An inclusive, simple, all-in-one meal that harbors the taste of this fabulous cuisine. This particular recipe is from my second cookbook, Feasting with the Ancestors (Sutton Publishing, UK).

Directions

Parboil the noodles in a pot of boiling water for 3 minutes. To make sure noodles do not stick, loosen up the noodles with chopsticks as they boil.

Heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan. Add the pork, bok choy, carrots, broccoli, snow peas, and onion, and stir-fry until the vegetables are crisp-tender, about 2 minutes. Remove the vegetables to a platter.

Add the remaining ingredients, stirring until thickened. Add the pork and vegetables and stir well until the mixture comes to a boil. Taste and adjust seasonings as desired. Serve.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

717 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Balanced, High Fiber Dairy Free, Milk Free, Tree Nut Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:

36%

Servings:

4
  • Fat 25g 38%
  • Carbs 93g 31%
  • Saturated 6g 30%
  • Fiber 5g 21%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 8g
  • Monounsaturated 10g
  • Polyunsaturated 6g
  • Protein 31g 61%
  • Cholesterol 133mg 44%
  • Sodium 718mg 30%
  • Calcium 83mg 8%
  • Magnesium 97mg 24%
  • Potassium 707mg 20%
  • Iron 6mg 32%
  • Zinc 3mg 23%
  • Phosphorus 442mg 63%
  • Vitamin A 48µg 5%
  • Vitamin C 21mg 36%
  • Thiamin (B1) 2mg 124%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 44%
  • Niacin (B3) 14mg 68%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 33%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 289µg 72%
  • Vitamin B12 1µg 10%
  • Vitamin D 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 2mg 12%
  • Vitamin K 18µg 23%
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