Aromatic Sour Egg Noodles
An easy Chinese noodle dish for Asian food lovers.
- Prep Time: 7 minutes
- Cook Time: 15 minutes
- Total Time: 22 minutes
- Yield: 4 people
- Category: Noodles
- Method: Boiling
- Cuisine: Chinese
- 2/3 cup vegetable broth or water
- 1/3 cup dark soy sauce or regular soy sauce
- 3 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 stick cinnamon
- 1 star anise
- 1/2 teaspoon Sichuan peppercorns (optional)
- 2 tablespoons natural peanut butter
- 2 1/2 tablespoons Nakano Natural Rice Vinegar (plus more for serving)
- 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
- 1 2-inch piece ginger (peeled and finely chopped)
- 1 small garlic clove (grated)
- 1 pound fresh egg noodles (such a lo mein, chow mein or thin or wide wonton noodles)
- 4 scallions (finely chopped)
- 2 tablespoons sesame seeds (optional)
- In a small pot over high heat, add broth, soy sauce, sugar, cinnamon stick, star anise and Sichuan peppercorns. Bring to a boil, lower the heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes, uncovered.
- Strain the sauce into a large bowl and set aside. Throw away the solids.
- In a small blender, add peanut butter, rice vinegar, sesame oil, ginger and garlic and blend until smooth. Pour the mixture in the large bowl and whisk with the sauce. Set aside.
- Cook egg noodles according to directions on the package. For fresh lo mein noodles, boil for 5-6 minutes.
Drain and rinse under cold water. Drain well and transfer eggs noodle to the bowl. Toss well until the noodles are evenly coated with the sauce.
- Top with scallions and serve with chile paste and rice vinegar.
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