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

How to Make DanDan Noodles


  1. Using 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.
  2. In remaining 2 tbsp of olive oil, saute garlic and ginger. Add broth, brown sugar and soy sauce. Blend.
  3. Whisk 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.
  4. Serve chicken mixture over cooked pasta, top with julienned english cucumber. Excellent served with Naan!

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About DanDan Noodles

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Asian

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