Chinese dan dan style noodles

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Chinese dan dan style noodles
This spicy Asian broth is the base for a lovely noodle and pork dish, ideal anytime.

2 tbsp sesame oil

800g pork or turkey mince

1 bunch spring onions, sliced and divided

2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

1 tbsp fresh ginger, grated

945ml chicken stock

250g Pak choi

500g Chinese noodles

3 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce

1 tbsp rice vinegar

Heat 1 tablespoon of the sesame oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.

Add the mince and all but 2 tablespoons of the spring onions, garlic and ginger and cook, stirring to breaking up the mince until no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a plate.

Add the stock, Pak choi, noodles, soy sauce, vinegar and the remaining oil to the pan.

Bring to a boil over medium-high.

Cook, stirring occasionally, until the noodles are tender, 3 to 5 minutes.

Return the mince mixture to the pan and stir to combine.

Serve garnished with the reserved spring onions and the cucumber.


Preparation Time
5 minutes

Cooking Time
15 minutes

Main ingredients
Pasta & Noodles, Pork, Vegetables, Stock/Broth

Recipe Type
Dinner, Family Dinners, One Pot


Level of Difficulty


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