DanDan Noodles

Lanie Avery


I love to experiment in the kitchen. When my daughter and son were visiting, I took a basic recipe, fiddled with it a bit, and came up with this...

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4 if youn aren't feeding teenagers!
30 Min
45 Min


3 large
chicken breasts, cubed (bite size)
1 pkg
angelhair pasta, cooked
4 Tbsp
olive oil, divided in half
1 tsp
fresh minced or crushed garlic
1/2 tsp
fresh minced or crushed ginger
6 Tbsp
soy sauce or teriyaki sauce
1/2 can(s)
chicken broth
1/4 c
dark brown sugar
1 tsp
sambal olek (red pepper flakes can be substituted)
4 tsp
1/2 c
apple or pineapple juice
1/2 c
green onions, chopped
1 medium
julienned english cucumber for garnish


1Using a wok or very deep fry pan, saute chicken in 2 tbsp of olive oil until done and lightly browned. Remove from pan and set aside.
2In remaining 2 tbsp of olive oil, saute garlic and ginger. Add broth, brown sugar and soy sauce. Blend.
3Whisk together cornstarch and juice. Carefully add to wok and blend. Let sauce thicken, add green onions and chicken. Cook for a few moments to re-warm chicken and coat thoroughly.
4Serve chicken mixture over cooked pasta, top with julienned english cucumber. Excellent served with Naan!

About DanDan Noodles

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Asian