Spicy Szechuan Noodles (Dan Dan Mian)

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“Spicy pork gravy on oriental noodles”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine meat mixture ingredients in small bowl.
  2. Work together well and let rest while preparing other ingredients.
  3. Whisk together sauce ingredients except broth until smooth.
  4. Add broth and whisk well.
  5. Boil 4 quarts of water.
  6. Heat 12 inch skillet over high heat until hot, about 2 minutes.
  7. Add peanut oil and swirl.
  8. Add meat mixture and cook, breaking up into small pieces until pork is well browned, about 5 minutes.
  9. Stir in ginger, garlic and red pepper flakes, cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  10. Add sauce mixture; whisk to combine and bring to a boil.
  11. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer while noodles are cooking.
  12. Just before serving stir in sesame oil.
  13. Drain noodles; divide into individual bowls, top with sauce.
  14. Sprinkle with scallions and bean sprouts as desired while eating.

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