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Biang Biang Mian
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 15 mins
 
Biang Biang Mian (Hot Oil Noodle) - a very interesting and popular dish in Shaanxi province.
Course: staple food
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: noodles
Servings: 2
Calories: 759 kcal
Author: Elaine
Ingredients
Noodle dough
  • 300 g all-purpose flour , 2 cups
  • 2 g salt
  • 130 ml to 140ml water
Assemble the noodles
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder+pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 2 garlic clove , minced
  • 2 green onion , minced
  • green vegetable for blanching
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable cooking oil
  • oil for brushing
Instructions
To make the noodle dough
  1. In a large bowl, mix salt with flour. And stir in water by batches. I usually add 130ml firstly and then see whether the dough is too tough to knead. Less water indicates a chewier taste. Grasp everything by hand and continue kneading the dough until smooth. Forcefully please or resort to a standard mixer. Cover with plastic wrapper and rest for 20 minutes.
  2. Knead the dough again for several minutes until the surface is really smooth as I show in the video. Cover with plastic wrapper again and rest for another 15-20 minutes
  3. Prepare a plate and brush some vegetable oil on surface. And then cut the noodle dough into halves and each half into 6 portions (as equal as possible and cover the other half with plastic wrapper to avoid drying out ). So we will end up with 12 portions. Shape each one into a long log and brush oil around. Cover with plastic wrapper and let the noodle strip log rest for 1 hour.
  4. Take one portion out, flat it and roll out to a rectangle. Press the center with a chopstick so we can separate the noodles later. Hold the two ends of the noodle strip and smash it against the operating board. You can slightly stretch it during the smashing process. But do not hurry; slow down so that you will not break it.
  5. And the separate the noodles along with the chop sticker trace.
To cook and assemble the noodles
  1. Boil water in pot and add noodles in. If you feel they shrink, stretch each strip slightly. Bring the large pot to boil.
  2. Add cold water once after it boils again. And then add green vegetable to blanch. The whole process of cooking lasts for around 4 minutes. Transfer out to serving bowl.
  3. In the mean time, heat up 2 tablespoons of cooking oil in a small pot until slightly smoky.
  4. Place garlic, green onion and chili peppers on top and pour the hot oil over the noodles (mainly on the chili powders). Add soy sauce and vinegar and combine well.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Biang Biang Mian
Amount Per Serving
Calories 759 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Sodium 1534mg67%
Potassium 374mg11%
Carbohydrates 122g41%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 2675IU54%
Vitamin C 3.1mg4%
Calcium 58mg6%
Iron 8.8mg49%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.