Recipe courtesy of Ching-He Huang
Show: Easy Chinese
Episode: Use Your Noodle
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Hot and Sour Fresh Noodles with Zucchini
Total:
20 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
10 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
20 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
10 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • One 2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and finely grated
  • 1 medium green chile, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 medium red chile, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon whole Sichuan peppercorns, plus more, cracked and toasted, for garnish, optional
  • 2 whole dried red chiles, such as Arbol
  • 1/2 cup light soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup black rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup chili oil, plus more for garnish
  • 3 zucchini, about 6-inches long, sliced lengthwise into thin strips with a vegetable peeler
  • 1 pound fresh wheat-flour noodles, cooked according to package instructions and rinsed
  • 1 small handful chopped fresh cilantro
  • Toasted sesame oil, for garnish, optional

Directions

Heat a wok over medium-high heat until smoking. Pour in the peanut oil and swirl in the pan until hot. Stir-fry the garlic, ginger, and fresh green and red chiles until softened, about 1 minute, and then toss in the whole peppercorns and dried chiles and stir-fry briefly to toast.

Pour in the soy sauce, rice vinegar and chili oil, reduce the heat to medium low and bring to a simmer. 

Meanwhile, bring a large pot of water to a boil over medium-high heat. Add the zucchini and cook until crisp-tender and bright green, about 30 seconds. Drain the zucchini strips in a colander, shaking well to remove excess water, and then add to the wok along with the cooked noodles. Stir gently until warm and evenly dressed with the fragrant oil. 

Transfer the noodles to a serving platter and garnish with cilantro, cracked toasted peppercorns, if using, and a drizzle of sesame oil, if using. Serve immediately.

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