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Easy Dan Dan Noodles Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Chelsea Nelson

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 lbs Fresh udon or yaki soba (or 1lb other dried asian noodles), cooked according to package instructions
3 tbsp Vegetable oil
1 lb Ground pork
2 tbsp Fresh ginger, peeled and minced
3 Garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup Soy sauce
1/4 cup Dry sherry (or chinese rice rice wine vinegar or red wine vinegar)
4 cups Chicken stock
2 tbsp Peanut butter
1 tsp Cinnamon
6 tsp Sichuan peppercorns, ground (or 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes)
2 tsp Sugar
2 tbsp Sambal oelek chili paste (I use Sriracha chilli garlic sauce)
1/4 cup Scallions, thinly sliced, for garnish
1/4 cup Roasted peanuts, chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Smash up peanuts in a plastic bag and roast in a pan, set aside
Cook noodles according to package.
Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet set over medium heat.
Add pork, breaking it up into small bits, about 8 minutes.
Once the pork is nearly cooked through add fresh ginger and garlic and cook until fragrant (about 1 minute).

Stir in the soy sauce, sherry, chicken stock, peanut butter, cinnamon, ground Sichuan peppercorns, sugar and chili paste. Bring to a simmer and allow to cook until sauce thickens, about 5-7 mins.

Spoon pork sauce over cooked noodles and garnish with peanuts and scallions. Add sesame seeds if available. Eat with chopsticks!

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Yummy and easy. Found Soba noodles in the Asian cuisine aisle at the local grocery store. Subbed using red wine vinegar and red pepper flakes. Used a large wok skilled for the pork and sauce mixture.

Delicious and pretty easy!!!!

 

 

 

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