Unless you have chopped garlic and ginger on hand, it takes a great deal longer than 30 mins. It was however, very tasty and VERY spicy. Next time I will cut the ginger and chili paste in half and add more chili paste to taste.
Green Onion Pork Noodles
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Amount per serving
- Calories: 449
- Calories from fat: 36%
- Protein: 13g
- Fat: 18g
- Saturated fat: 5.2g
- Carbohydrate: 55g
- Fiber: 0.6g
- Sodium: 887mg
- Cholesterol: 41mg
- 8 ounces ground pork
- 3 tablespoons soy sauce, divided
- 3 tablespoons Shaoxing rice wine, divided
- 2 teaspoons Asian (toasted) sesame oil, divided
- 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
- 1 1/2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 8 ounces bean thread (cellophane) noodles*
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 1/2 cup chopped green onions, divided
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
- 2 tablespoons minced garlic
- 2 teaspoons Asian chili paste*
- 1 teaspoon black bean sauce*
- 1. In a small bowl, mix pork, 1 tbsp. each soy sauce and rice wine, and 1 tsp. sesame oil just until combined; set aside.
- 2. In another bowl, mix together remaining 2 tbsp. each soy sauce and rice wine, 1 tsp. sesame oil, the sugar, and chicken broth. Set sauce aside.
- 3. Put noodles in a large bowl and cover with very hot water. Let soak 5 minutes; drain.
- 4. Heat a wok over high heat until smoking. Add vegetable oil, carefully swirling pan to coat. Add pork and stir vigorously with a large spoon to break up meat into small bits. Make a large well in center of pork. Add 1/4 cup green onions, the ginger, garlic, chili paste, and bean sauce to well; cook without stirring just until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir onion mixture and pork together.
- 5. Pour reserved sauce over meat mixture. Add noodles, stirring well to combine. Reduce heat to a simmer and let sauce reduce by half, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking, about 5 minutes.
- 6. Transfer noodle mixture to a large platter and sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup green onions.
- *Find these items in the Asian foods aisle of most grocery stores.
- Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.
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