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Chinese Noodles

Posted by reeniek (291)
Category: Main Courses
Subcategory: chinese


Recipe Details:

1/2 English cucumber, peeled and julienned
Kosher salt
3 tbsp vegetable oil
1 medium carrot, julienned
1 onion, thinly sliced
1/3 lb ground pork
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 1" piece ginger, minced
6 scallions, minced
1 1/2 tbsp soy sauce
1 1/2 tbsp rice cooking wine
1 1/2 tsp sugar
6 oz dried flat noodles, cooked (see directions on package)
1 tbsp sesame oil

Toss cucumbers and a pinch of salt together in a small bowl and let sit 5 minutes. Heat a large skillet over high heat until it begins to smoke. Add 1 tbsp oil and swirl to coat. Add carrots and onions and cook until softened, about 1 minute. Transfer to a plate.

Return skillet to high heat and add remaining oil. Add pork, garlic, ginger, and half the scallions. Cook, breaking pork into small pieces, until browned, 34 minutes.

Add soy sauce, wine, sugar and carrots and onions. Cook, stirring, until hot, about 30 seconds.

Add cucumbers, remaining scallions, noodles, and sesame oil. Cook, tossing, until hot, about 1 minute. Season with salt.

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