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Dan Dan Noodles with Ground Pork

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Total Time:
45 mins
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Skill Level:
Beginner
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Servings:
4 Servings

This dan dan noodles with ground pork recipe will make you swear off takeout forever. It’s rich, complex, and delivers a mountain of sweet-s View More expand_more

This dan dan noodles with ground pork recipe will make you swear off takeout forever. It’s rich, complex, and delivers a mountain of sweet-spicy flavors. Serve in a big bowl so you can slurp up every savory bite!

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Dan Dan Noodles with Ground Pork
alarm
Total Time:
45 mins
school
Skill Level:
Beginner
restaurant_menu
Servings:
4 Servings

Ingredients


Noodles Sauce

Product ImageGround Pork Extra Lean
1/3 Cup
Sesame Paste
1/3 Cup
1/3 Cup
Soy Sauce
1/3 Cup
¼ Cup
Black Vinegar or Balsamic Vinegar
¼ Cup
4 Cloves
Garlic, Minced
4 Cloves
2
Green Onion, Finely Minced
2
2 Tablespoons
Honey
2 Tablespoons
1 Tablespoon
Ground Sichuan Peppercorns
1 Tablespoon

Pork Topping

1 Tablespoon
Canola or Vegetable Oil
1 Tablespoon
1 Pound
Farmer John Ground Pork
1 Pound
Tablespoon 1
Ginger, Minced
Tablespoon 1
2
Green Onions, Chopped
2
2 Tablespoons
Fermented Black Bean Paste
2 Tablespoons
2 Tablespoons
Shaoxing Wine or Dry Sherry
2 Tablespoons
1 Tablespoon
Salt
1 Tablespoon
1/2 Teaspoon
Sugar
1/2 Teaspoon

To Assemble

½ Cup
Roasted Peanuts, Crushed
½ Cup
14 Ounces
Dan Dan Noodles or Thin Wheat Noodles
14 Ounces
1 Bunch
Bok Choy or Spinach
1 Bunch
Chili Oil, to taste for extra spice

Extra toppings

Scallions
Fried Onions
Garlic
Chips
Sesame Seeds

Directions


  1. Prepare your sauce by whisking sesame paste and soy sauce together in a bowl until incorporated. Add black vinegar, then mix in garlic, green onion, honey and Sichuan peppercorns.

  2. Prepare the pork topping: heat the oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add the ground pork to cook and stir until crumbles.

  3. Add ginger, green onion, fermented black beans, Shaoxing wine and sugar. Cook and stir the pork together with the liquid until turns a dark brown color. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.

  4. Cook the noodles according to directions.

  5. Blanch your bok choy or spinach, drain and set aside.

  6. For each noodle bowl, add noodles, chili oil, noodle sauce, meat mixture, and blanched bok choy. Add toppings like sesame seeds, fried onions, scallions, or garlic chips before serving.

Ingredients


Noodles Sauce

1/3 Cup
Sesame Paste
1/3 Cup
1/3 Cup
Soy Sauce
1/3 Cup
¼ Cup
Black Vinegar or Balsamic Vinegar
¼ Cup
4 Cloves
Garlic, Minced
4 Cloves
2
Green Onion, Finely Minced
2
2 Tablespoons
Honey
2 Tablespoons
1 Tablespoon
Ground Sichuan Peppercorns
1 Tablespoon

Pork Topping

1 Tablespoon
Canola or Vegetable Oil
1 Tablespoon
1 Pound
Farmer John Ground Pork
1 Pound
Tablespoon 1
Ginger, Minced
Tablespoon 1
2
Green Onions, Chopped
2
2 Tablespoons
Fermented Black Bean Paste
2 Tablespoons
2 Tablespoons
Shaoxing Wine or Dry Sherry
2 Tablespoons
1 Tablespoon
Salt
1 Tablespoon
1/2 Teaspoon
Sugar
1/2 Teaspoon

To Assemble

½ Cup
Roasted Peanuts, Crushed
½ Cup
14 Ounces
Dan Dan Noodles or Thin Wheat Noodles
14 Ounces
1 Bunch
Bok Choy or Spinach
1 Bunch
Chili Oil, to taste for extra spice

Extra toppings

Scallions
Fried Onions
Garlic
Chips
Sesame Seeds

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