Pork: Slippier Spicy Noodles

posted by Terrytx 11-09-101 7:33 AM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Slippier Spicy Noodles
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Categories : Pork
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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4 ounces uncooked cellophane noodles (bean threads)
2 cups boiling water
4 green onions
1/2 pound lean ground pork
4 1/2 Tablespoons soy sauce, divided
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
2 Tablespoons minced peeled fresh ginger
1 teaspoon chili paste
10 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 cups thinly sliced leek
1/2 cup finely shredded carrot
3 1/2 tablespoons mirin (sweet rice wine) - don't omit - important for flavoring
1 1/2 cups low-salt chicken broth
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon dark sesame oil

Combine noodles and boiling water in a bowl; let stand 5 minutes or until soft. Drain; set aside.

Remove tops from green onions; chop to measure 1 tablespoon. Set aside. Mince white part of green onions to measure 3 tablespoons; set aside.

Combine pork and 1 tablespoon soy sauce in a bowl; stir well. Cook pork mixture in a large nonstick skillet or wok over medium-high heat until browned, stirring to crumble. Drain in a colander. Wipe skillet clean with a paper towel.

Heat vegetable oil in skillet over high heat. Add 3 tablespoons minced green onions, ginger, chile paste, and garlic, and stir-fry 1 minute. Add leek, carrot, and 2 tablespoons mirin; stir-fry 2 minutes. Add 3 1/2
tablespoons soy sauce, 1 1/2 tablespooons mirin, chicken broth, sugar and sesame oil; bring to a boil. Return pork to skillet. Add noodles; cook 4 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Spoon noodle mixture onto serving platter; sprinkle with 1 T chopped green onion tops. Yield: 4 servings

This recipe is from Nina Simonds, the author of "Asian Noodles"

Source: Holly in KC

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