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Sichuan meat sauce noodles|chinasichuanfood.com
Sichuan Meat Sauce Noodles
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
2 hrs
Total Time
2 hrs 15 mins
Sichuan Style meat sauce noodles
Course: Chinese, Main Course
Cuisine: Sichuan
Keyword: meat, noodles
Servings: 6
Calories: 604 kcal
Author: Elaine
Meat sauce
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1000 g ground pork ,30% fat
  • 3 tbsp 60 grams sweet wheat paste/tian mian jiang
  • 3 tbsp. doubanjiang /chili bean paste
  • 3 cloves garlic ,finely minced
  • 1 tbsp. minced ginger
  • 1/2 tbsp. Sichuan peppercorn powder
  • 1 very small piece of Chinese cinnamon ,桂皮
  • 2 fructus amomi ,砂仁, optional
  • 1 star anise
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tbsp. Chinese cooking wine/shaoxing wine
  • 1 tbsp. rock sugar
  • 3 cups stock or water
  • 1 cup 400 grams peas
  • 1 pork large bone
  • 3 slices ginger
  • 1 scallion
  • 5 L water
  • 2 tsp. salt
For each single serving
  • 1 portion ,100 grams of ramen noodle
  • 1 cup stewed chickpea broth
  • 1/2 tbsp. sesame paste
  • 1/2 tbsp. light sauce soy sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp rice vinegar
  • 3 tbsp. meat sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp. Chinese chili oil
  1. Pre-soak the peas until soft at the night of the previous day.
  2. Place in a large pot with enough water, add pork bones and the peas to stew for 1 hour until completely softened. If you need to stir the soup, be gentle and do not break the peas.
  3. Make the sauce: Heat your pan firstly and then add 1 tablespoon of oil, place the ground pork in. Fry for 2-3 minutes until slightly golden brown, add cooking wine.
  4. Move them to the outside round of the pot. Add doubanjiang, garlic and ginger in the middle and fry until aromatic. Add tianmianjiang. Stir to mix well.
  5. Place in spices and sugar and continue frying for couple of minutes.
  6. Add 3 cups of water or stock and simmer over slowest fire for 40 minutes to 1 hour until the sauce is well thickened naturally.
  7. Assemble the noodles
  8. In each serving bowl, add sesame paste, light soy sauce, chili oil, sugar, garlic, scallion and vinegar. Mix well.
  9. Bring enough water to a boiling in a pot and cook the noodles. At the last minute, add some dark green vegetables.
  10. Scoop the soup base for cooking the peas to the serving bowl. Transfer the noodles in. Top with meat sauce and stewed peas.
  11. Garnish toasted peanuts and chopped scallion
Nutrition Facts
Sichuan Meat Sauce Noodles
Amount Per Serving
Calories 604 Calories from Fat 351
% Daily Value*
Fat 39g60%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 120mg40%
Sodium 843mg37%
Potassium 553mg16%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 215IU4%
Vitamin C 12mg15%
Calcium 67mg7%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.