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

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1PREP/PREPARE

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2Gather your ingredients.

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3In a saucepan, add the white pepper, and cayenne to a quart of water.

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4Bring to the boil, add the ground pork, and allow to simmer for 5 to 7 minutes.

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5Chef’s Note: As the pork is cooking, break it apart with a wooden spoon.

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6Drain the pork and reserve.

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7THE SAUCE

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8Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat.

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9When the oil begins to shimmer, add the garlic, ginger, and green onions, and then stir for about 20 seconds.

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10Chef’s Note: Do not allow the garlic to burn.

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11Add the tamari sauce, chicken stock, coconut sugar, and the garlic chili sauce.

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12Allow the sauce to simmer, until it begins to thicken, about 2 to 3 minutes.

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13Whisk the water and arrowroot powder together.

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14Add to the sauce, and continue to simmer for about 5 minutes.

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15Add the ground pork, stir to incorporate, and then set the burner to low until the noodles are ready.

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16Chef’s Note: Prepare the ramen noodles according to package directions.

Or, you could have this over rice, or traditional pasta noodles.

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17PLATE/PRESENT

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18Divide the ramen noodles between two bowls, then add the pork and sauce to the top, and finally garnish with some toasted peanuts. Enjoy.

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19Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

About this Recipe

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