Chicken Noodle Salad- Sichuan Style
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Sichuan style chicken cold noodle salad using combined Sichuan style red oil.
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Sichuan cuisine
Keyword: chicken, noodles
Servings: 2
Calories: 883 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 8 oz. fresh thin noodles
  • 2 teaspoons rapeseed oil or sesame oil
  • 1 small cup of soaked soy beans
  • Oil for frying the soy beans
  • 1 English cucumber , shredded
  • Chopped spring onion for garnish
Cooking the chicken breast
  • 1 small chunk of boneless chicken breast
  • Around 10 whole Sichuan peppercorn seeds
  • 1 green onion
  • 2 slices of ginger
  • 1 teaspoon salt
Chili oil
  • 1 teaspoon Sichuan pepper powder
  • 1 tablespoon red chili pepper powder
  • 2 star anise
  • 4 slices of ginger
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
Other seasonings
  • 3 garlic cloves , smashed
  • 2 teaspoons light soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  1. Pre-soak the dried soy beans until they are double in size. Transfer out and drain with kitchen towel.
  2. Peel the tough part of cucumber and then slice into shreds.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon cooking oil in wok and add soaked soy beans to fry until you hear the “Pa Pa” sound. Transfer the soy beans out and set aside to cool down.
  4. In a large pot, put chicken meat, 2 slices of ginger, whole Sichuan peppercorn s and 1 spring onion in. Bring the content to a boiling and then keep cooking for 5 minutes. Cover the lid and set aside for another 10 minutes until the chicken meat is totally cooked. Soak in cold water and shred with hand.
  5. Place Sichuan peppercorn powder, chili pepper powder, 1 star anise, 2 slices of ginger in a small bowl. Heat up around 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil in pan with 2 slices of ginger and 1 star anise until there are waves on the surface and the oil is really hot. Discard the ginger slices and star anise. Pour the hot oil slowly into the bowl with the spicy powders.
  6. Cook noodles in boiling water for around 4 minutes. Transfer out. Spread them and cool them down with an electric fan or cold water.
  7. Add rapeseed oil in the noodles and mix well. Transfer to a mixing bowl, add chili oil, soy sauce, salt, vinegar, sugar, garlic,shredded chicken meat, chopped spring onion and shredded cucumber. Mix well and then top with chopped spring onion and fried soy beans.
  8. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Noodle Salad- Sichuan Style
Amount Per Serving
Calories 883 Calories from Fat 468
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 52g 80%
Saturated Fat 27g 135%
Sodium 6240mg 260%
Potassium 572mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 90g 30%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 11g
Protein 17g 34%
Vitamin A 27.3%
Vitamin C 8.8%
Calcium 10.1%
Iron 38.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.