Lemongrass-Coconut Noodles with Spicy Chinese Meat

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This recipe sounds wonderful to me. I can't wait to try this spicy treat.

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Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 4 oz
    ground beef or veal
  • 4 oz
    ground pork
  • 1 Tbsp
    peeled and finely grated ginger
  • 1 Tbsp
    fish sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp
    red chili flakes
  • 1/2 tsp
    toasted sichuan peppercorns, ground with mortar and pestle
  • 1/2 tsp
    sea salt
  • ·
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 3
    scallions, finely chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, finely minced
  • 1 large
    egg yolk
  • 1/2 c
    peanut oil, for frying
  • ·
    sauce ingredients
  • 1 Tbsp
    peanut oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    shrimp paste
  • 1 stalk(s)
    lemongrass, outer leaves discarded, finely chopped
  • 1
    14-ounce can coconut milk
  • 1 Tbsp
    fish sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    sriracha
  • 1/4 c
    fresh chopped cilantro leaves

How to Make Lemongrass-Coconut Noodles with Spicy Chinese Meat

Step-by-Step

  1. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Stir in the egg noodles and cook until just tender, about 8 minutes. Drain, transfer to a bowl, drizzle the sesame oil over them, toss to coat, and reserve.
  2. For the meatballs: Mix together the beef, pork, ginger, fish sauce, vinegar, chili flakes, peppercorns, salt, some black pepper, the scallions, garlic and egg yolk in a large bowl until well combined. Roll the mixture into 12 meatballs using your hands, wetting them if necessary.
  3. Heat the oil in a wok over high heat and fry the meatballs, working in batches and turning with a slotted spoon until golden and cooked through, 4 to 5 minutes. Transfer to a paper-towel-lined plate to drain. Drain the wok and wipe it clean with a paper towel.
  4. For the sauce: Heat the peanut oil in the wok over high heat. Add the shrimp paste and stir-fry until toasted, and then stir in the lemongrass and coconut milk and boil until reduced by half, about 5 minutes. Add the fish sauce, Sriracha and cooked meatballs and briefly simmer to reheat them in the sauce. Transfer the meatballs to a plate. Toss the noodles in the sauce until well coated and hot.
  5. Transfer the noodles to a platter, top with the warm meatballs, and garnish with chopped cilantro sprinkled over the top. Serve immediately.

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About Lemongrass-Coconut Noodles with Spicy Chinese Meat

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Chinese



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