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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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


  • 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!

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About DanDan Noodles

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Asian

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