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

Step-By-Step

1In 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
2In 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
3In a bowl, add soy and minced garlic
4Pick out ginger and garlic from oil and add red pepper and mallah to oil and sauté 1 minute
5Pour oil and cooked pepper onto bowl with soy and stir. Toss in noodles and pour hot water to help incorporate sauce
6Top 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