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Twice Cooked Noodles with Pork Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ann and Greg Boes
Added: Monday, August 7, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. boneless pork
6 oz. fine noodles or spaghetti
1 med cucumber, halved lengthwise and seeded
3 Tbls. soy sauce or Tamari
2 tsp. cornstarch
1/3 cup water
1Tbls. catsup
1 tsp. sugar
3-4 Tblsp. cooking oil
2 Tblsp Red Pepper oil or chili oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp. grated gingerroot

Directions:
Directions:
Slice pork into bite size strips. In a saucepan cook noodles according to pkg direcitons. Rinse in cold water and drain well. Meanwhile cut halved cucumer crosswise into thin slices and set aside. In a bowl stir soy sauce into cornstarch; stir in water, catsup and sugar. Set aside.
In a large skillet or wok heat 2 Tblsp cooking oil over medium heat. Add half of the cooked noodles. Cook and stir 7-9 minutes or till slightly crisp. Transfer to a plate. Repeat with remaining 1-2 tblsp cooking oil and the remaining noodles.
In the skillet or wok heat 1 Tblsp Red Pepper oil or chili oil. Add garlic and gingerroot, stir-fry 30 seconds. Add cucumber; stir fry 30 seconds. Remove cucumber, leaving any oil in the skillet.
Add remaining oil to the skillet. add pork and stir-fry 2-3 minutes or till brown.
Stir the cornstarch mix; stir into pork in skillet. Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly; cook and stir 2 minutes more. Stir in cucumber and noodles; heat through.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Neil loves these noodles. We usually make it with lots more noodles, more cucumber, and less red pepper oil.

 

 

 

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