dandan noodles with meat sauce (担担面)-food lovers


Serves 4-6

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 dried red chilies, chopped
  • 1 tsp grated fresh root ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp chili bean paste
  • 1lb minced pork or beef
  • 1lb broad flat egg noodles
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 spring onions, chopped, to garnish
For the sauce
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp mushroom ketchup
  •  cornflour 1 tbsp
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 tsp Shao Hsing wine or dry sherry

dandan noodles with meat sauce


1. Heat the vegetable oil in a large saucepan. Add the dried chilies, ginger and garlic. Fry until the garlic starts to color, then gradually stir in the chili bean paste.

2. Add the minced pork or beef
, breaking it up with a spatula or wooden spoon. Cook over high heat until the minced meat changes color and any liquid has evaporated.
3. Mix all the sauce ingredients in a jug. Make a well in the center of the pork mixture. Pour in the sauce mixture and stir together. Simmer for 10-15 minutes until tender.
4. Meanwhile, cook the noodles in a large saucepan of boiling water for 5-7 minutes until just tender. Drain well and toss with the sesame oil. Serve, topped with the meat sauce and garnished with the spring onions.

 1,416 total views,  2 views today

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *