Sichuan-Style Noodles

Sichuan-Style Noodles
Staff Writer
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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).

4
Servings
860
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

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
  • 1 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

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
38g
54%
Sugar
11g
12%
Saturated Fat
7g
29%
Cholesterol
36mg
12%
Carbohydrate, by difference
101g
78%
Protein
25g
54%
Vitamin A, RAE
5µg
1%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
6µg
7%
Calcium, Ca
68mg
7%
Choline, total
17mg
4%
Fiber, total dietary
6g
24%
Fluoride, F
10µg
0%
Folate, total
128µg
32%
Iron, Fe
7mg
39%
Magnesium, Mg
82mg
26%
Niacin
7mg
50%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
209mg
30%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
49µg
89%
Sodium, Na
2398mg
100%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
115g
4%
Zinc, Zn
3mg
38%

Noodle Shopping Tip

Staples of Asian cuisine such as ginger, daikon, rice vinegar, and spicy chile sauces like Sriracha add bright, fresh flavors without lots of fuss.

Noodle Cooking Tip

Sriracha has good heat but also has flavor - its mild sweetness comes from sun-ripened chile peppers as well as sugar and garlic.