This Minced Pork Dandan Noodles dish will soon become a family favorite. Nice
Last weekend my friend Morgan and I went to 88 Marketplace, the largest Asian grocery store in Chicago.
If you’ve been to H Mart, this is the 10th time. We probably spent 90 minutes there.
When we got home, we made Dungeness crab, steamed bok choy, and fried noodles; so good:
As we were packing up to leave, she handed me a giant bag of dandan noodles left over from a meal she made for one of her clients.
That’s how this ground pork dandan noodle dish was born, with staple Asian ingredients that everyone should be able to find at your local grocery store.
What are dandan noodles?
Dandan noodles are traditional street food noodles that were carried around the streets on long poles. They only take a few minutes to cook and can be found in most grocery stores or your local Asian grocer. If you can’t find dandan noodles, lo mein noodles are a great substitute.
What are the ingredients for Pork Dandan Noodles?
- minced pork. if you don’t care for pork, just substitute ground chicken, beef or turkey. Tofu and shrimp would be good too.
- vegetables – bok choy or bag of stir-fried vegetables. Taylor Farms makes a great bag of roasted veggies, but they all come in different shapes and sizes, so I blend it in the food processor so everything cooks at the same time.
- soy sauces – I like to use both regular and dark soy sauce – dark soy is concentrated so a teaspoon goes a long way
- Chili Oil – Hannah and I are obsessed with Chili Crisp and Chili Oil – 1 tsp adds so much flavor
- dandan noodles – if you can’t find dandan noodles, le mein noodles work great too
3 ounces of lean ground pork
1 cup of mixed vegetables
47 grams of dry dandan noodles
1 teaspoon of chili oil
1 tablespoon of soy sauce
1 teaspoon of dark soy sauce
- Cook noodles according to package directions. I used dandan noodles, but lo mein noodles would work too.
- Heat a wok or large skillet over medium heat sprayed with avocado oil.
- Add the pork and cook for 2-3 minutes.
- Add chili oil, soy sauces to the pan and cook for one minute.
- Add noodles and vegetables and toss to coat noodles and cook for one minute.
Serving size. 1:
Amount per serving.
Calories. 302:Total fat. 14 gSaturated fats. 3 gTrans fats. 0 gUnsaturated fats. 11 gCholesterol. 63 mgSodium. 1321 mgCarbohydrates. 21 gFiber. 5 gSugar: 4 gProteins: 25 g
If you have leftover ground pork, check out my pork and mushroom wontons.
Let us know if you make this! We’d love to hear what you think.