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szechuan noodles

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Fran Say
Sunnyvale, CA

A very popular Szechuan noodle dish. We can't get enough of it! The cucumbers and bean sprouts are a must. Enjoy it with everything stirred well together.

(2 ratings)

Ingredients For szechuan noodles

  • 1/4 c
    vegetable oil
  • 2
    scallions, chopped
  • 1 lb
    ground pork
  • 1 can
    6 oz. sweet bean sauce (available at asian market)
  • 1/2 c
  • 3-1/2 Tbsp
    ground bean sauce
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    sesame oil
  • 1 pkg
    egg noodles, cooked per directions
  • 1/2 c
    julienned cucumbers
  • 1 c
    bean sprouts, blanched

How To Make szechuan noodles

  • 1
    Heat oil in a large deep pan or wok on medium high heat. Saute scallions until lightly golden.
  • 2
    Add pork and break up lumps with a spatula as you stir until all has turned evenly brown and no longer pink.
  • 3
    Add sweet bean sauce, water, ground bean sauce, and sugar. Stir occasionally as you let sauce cook down to desired consistency, about 5 minutes. It should be pretty thick and viscous. Add sesame oil.
  • 4
    Serve hot over cooked noodles and garnish with cucumber and/or bean sprouts.

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