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dan dan noodles|chinasichuanfood.com
Dan Dan Noodles
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins

Dan Dan Noodles for two people

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Sichuan
Keyword: noodles
Servings: 3
Calories: 406 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 3 servings fresh noodles , around 200g
  • chopped scallion
  • blanched vegetables
  • Chicken stock or pork stock
  • toasted peanuts , roughly crushed
Pork topping
  • 400 g minced pork ,with some fat
  • 2 tbsp. cooking oil
  • 1 tsp. Sichuan peppercorn
  • 1 star anise
  • 1/2 tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1/2 tbsp. Shaoxing cooking wine
  • 1/2 tsp. sugar
  • 1 cup ya-cai
  • 1 tbsp. low sodium light soy sauce
Mixed Seasonings for each serving
  • 1 tsp. sesame paste
  • 1 tbsp. light soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp. chili oil
  • 1 tsp. black vinegar
  • chopped scallion
  • 1/4 tsp. Sichuan peppercorn powder
Make the pork topping
  1. Heat oil in wok and then fry star anise and Sichuan peppercorn with slowest fire until aromatic. Then remove the spices.

  2. Add minced pork and fry for several minutes until slightly browned. Drizzle cooking wine around the edges. Then place sugar and light soy sauce in.

  3. Add Ya cai in, continue frying for 3-5 minutes until dry and golden brown.

Cook noodles and serve
  1. Mix all the seasonings in serving bowls. Combine well.

  2. Cook noodles in boiling water according to the instructions on the package and blanch vegetables in the last minutes when the noodles are almost ready. Transfer the noodles to the serving bowl.
  3. Top with pork topping, chopped scallion and toasted peanuts. Pour around 1/2 cup hot pork stock or chicken stock along with the edges. Mix well before eating.

Nutrition Facts
Dan Dan Noodles
Amount Per Serving
Calories 406 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Fat 32g49%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 48mg16%
Sodium 590mg26%
Potassium 249mg7%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.