Asian Pork & Noodles in a Kicking Sauce

Andy Anderson !

By
@ThePretentiousWichitaChef

I played around with this dish, using several types of protein. My first thought was to use bite-size chunks of pork, chicken, or beef, but finally settled on using ground pork.

Cooking the pork was the next step, and I decided to poach the ground pork in pepper-laced water…

The sauce then pulls it all together. So yummy.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.


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Serves:
2
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

PLAN/PURCHASE

1/2 lb
ground pork
1 Tbsp
ground white pepper
1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper

THE SAUCE

2 Tbsp
grapeseed oil
2 clove
garlic, minced
4 medium
green onions, chopped. just the white parts
1 Tbsp
ginger, minced
1/3 c
tamari sauce
3/4 c
chicken stock, not broth
1/3 c
coconut sugar
2 tsp
chili garlic sauce, or to taste
1 Tbsp
arrowroot powder
1/2 c
filtered water
1 pkg
ramen noodles
toasted peanuts, for garnish

Step-By-Step

1PREP/PREPARE
2Gather your ingredients.
3In a saucepan, add the white pepper, and cayenne to a quart of water.
4Bring to the boil, add the ground pork, and allow to simmer for 5 to 7 minutes.
5Chef’s Note: As the pork is cooking, break it apart with a wooden spoon.
6Drain the pork and reserve.
7THE SAUCE
8Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
9When the oil begins to shimmer, add the garlic, ginger, and green onions, and then stir for about 20 seconds.
10Chef’s Note: Do not allow the garlic to burn.
11Add the tamari sauce, chicken stock, coconut sugar, and the garlic chili sauce.
12Allow the sauce to simmer, until it begins to thicken, about 2 to 3 minutes.
13Whisk the water and arrowroot powder together.
14Add to the sauce, and continue to simmer for about 5 minutes.
15Add the ground pork, stir to incorporate, and then set the burner to low until the noodles are ready.
16Chef’s Note: Prepare the ramen noodles according to package directions.

Or, you could have this over rice, or traditional pasta noodles.
17PLATE/PRESENT
18Divide the ramen noodles between two bowls, then add the pork and sauce to the top, and finally garnish with some toasted peanuts. Enjoy.
19Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef Soups
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Asian