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Authentic Dan Dan Noodles

Authentic Dan Dan Noodles

I bought some delicious noodles and doubanjiang in Yokohama, so I wanted to make authentic dan dan noodles. I looked at a lot of recipes, and did a lot of experimentation to come to this. It's really easy and delicious!

Ingredients: 2 servings

Ground pork
150 g
Doubanjiang
2 teaspoons
Sake
1 tablespoon
○ Water
800 ml
○ Weipa
2 teaspoons
○ Tianmianjiang (Chinese sweet bean paste)
3 teaspoons
◎ Grated garlic
1 teaspoon
◎ Grated ginger
1 teaspoon
◎ White sesame paste
2 tablespoons
◎ Peanut butter
1 tablespoon
◎ Vinegar
1 tablespoon
◎ Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
For the toppings:
Finely chopped green onion
1/2
Bok choy
1
Ground white sesame seeds
2 tablespoons
Chinese-style noodles
2 packs

Steps

1. Heat up a frying pan and stir fry the pork without adding any oil. When the color of the meat changes add the sake and doubanjiang and continue stir frying.
2. Add the ○ ingredients and blend well.
3. Add the ◎ ingredients to the pan and mix well. The soup is now finished.
4. Split the bok choy lengthwise into 4 to 6 pieces, and boil in salted water.
5. Bring plenty of water to a boil in a pot and cook the noodles.
6. When the noodles are done, drain them well, Immediately transfer to serving bowls, ladle in the heated soup, top with the cooked bok choy, chopped green onions and ground sesame seeds. It's done!

Story Behind this Recipe

I bought some delicious noodles and doubanjiang in Yokohama, so I wanted to make authentic dan dan noodles. I looked at a lot of recipes, and did a lot of experimentation to come to this.