Spicy Szechuan Noodles

ruth thomas

By
@momrkt

My daughter in law is from Chengdu, Szechuan. She taught me how to make these noodles. A breakfast staple there, I prefer at dinner as a side dish


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Saute

Ingredients

1 box
chinese noodles
1/2 c
grape seed oil
3 1/4" slice
3 slices of ginger 1/4" rounds..no need to peel
1/4 c
ground fine hot red pepper
3 clove
minced fine garlic
2 Tbsp
mallah (szechuan peppers) ground fine
4 Tbsp
soy sauce
2
scallions (white to green) thinly sliced
1/4 c
crushed peanuts

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a frying pan, pour oil in and sauté ginger and 1 whole clove of garlic for a few minutes to flavor the oil ...DO NOT let garlic brown or it will make it bitter
2
In salted water, boil the noodles and cook as per directions on bag 8-10 minutes.....save 1 cup of the hot cooking water when draining
3
In a bowl, add soy and minced garlic
4
Pick out ginger and garlic from oil and add red pepper and mallah to oil and sauté 1 minute
5
Pour oil and cooked pepper onto bowl with soy and stir. Toss in noodles and pour hot water to help incorporate sauce
6
Top with peanuts and scallions to serve

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Chinese
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Very spicy