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Kimchi Dan Dan Noodles Recipe (with Video)

Added sugar, Tree nut free, Mostly Veg
smellylunchbox
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smellylunchbox

Discover our Kimchi Dan Dan Noodles Recipe, a International recipe perfect as a main course recipe. Download the Flavrs app for 1000+ free food videos and recipes!

Serving size
2

Prep 10min | Cook 20min

Ingredients

- 8 oz thin wheat noodles
- 5 clove Garlic
- 1 1 inch knob Fresh ginger
- 1 Shallot, can substitute with 1/4 onion per shallot if needed
- 2 stalk Scallions, whites and greens separated
- yu choy
- Neutral oil, for cooking (avocado, canola, vegetable, etc.)
ground pork mixture
- 5 oz Ground pork
- 0.25 cup Fermented kimchi, chopped
- 2 tsp Shaoxing wine
- 2 tsp Light soy sauce
- 1 tsp Dark soy sauce
- 1 tiny pinch Sugar
- 1 tiny pinch Salt
sauce
- cooked aromatics
- 0.25 cup Peanut butter, or sesame paste (I like chunky peanut butter for the crunchy bits)
- 1 Tbs fermented kimchi brine
- 1 Tbs Light soy sauce
- 1 tsp gochugaru
- 2 Tbs chili crisp
- 0.125 tsp Sugar
- 0.5 tsp Sesame oil
- 4 Tbs Hot water, can add more for a thinner sauce
garnish
- roasted peanuts
- Fermented kimchi, chopped
- scallion greens
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Directions

1. Mince all the aromatics (or use a food processor and pulse until finely chopped). Chop the fermented kimchi into small pieces.
2. Heat up a pot of water to cook the noodles.
3. While you wait for the pot of water to boil, you can start on the ground pork. Heat up a separate pan on medium heat, then add 1-2 tbsp of neutral oil and half of the aromatics. Once fragrant (2-3 min), add the ground pork. Break up the ground pork into small chunks, and cook until there’s no more pink left.
4. Season the ground pork and continue cooking until lightly caramelized.
5. Add the kimchi, and continue stir-frying for 2-3 min. Remove the ground pork and kimchi from the pan, leaving any oil in the pan.
6. Add the rest of the aromatics into the pan, and additional oil if necessary. Cook for 3-4 min, or until aromatics are fragrant and lightly caramelized. Set aside.
7. In the pot of boiling water, add the thin wheat noodles, and cook according to the package directions. For the ones I’m using (in the video), it only requires 3-4 minutes in boiling water. In the last minute of cooking, add the leafy greens.
8. Save 1/2 cup of the boiling water for the sauce. Drain the noodles and greens, then rinse in cold water to prevent overcooking.
9. Mix all the sauce ingredients together. The sauce is customizable to your preferences.
10. To assemble, ladle a few spoonfuls of the sauce at the bottom, a serving of the cooked noodles, the ground pork + kimchi, leafy greens, and any extra garnishes. I like to add chopped roasted peanuts, more kimchi, and scallions. Mix it all together and enjoy!

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