Chinese noodles recipes & Cooking noodles dishes

chinese foodDandan noodles are a classic dish of Chinese Sichuan cuisine. It consists of a spicy sauce containing preserved vegetables (often including zha cai, ya cai, lower enlarged mustard stem, or ya cai, upper mustard stems), chili oil, Sichuan pepper, minced pork, and scallions served over noodles.

Sesame paste is sometimes added. This is particularly true in American Chinese cuisine where it is even sometimes substituted with peanut butter. In American Chinese cuisine, Dan Dan Mian is often sweeter, less spicy, and less soupy.

The same sauce is frequently served over poached chicken (called Bon Bon or Bang Bang Chicken), and on steamed, meat-filled dumplings in another Sichuan dish called suanla chaoshou.

Origin of Dan Dan noodles Dandan refers to shoulder poles(dan dan). In the earliest time when a noodle peddler shoulder his pole, he usually carried two baskets on either side as he walked along streets. The baskets contained his noodles and sauce. He sold his noodles to passers-by and residents who lived on the streets. His noodles cost almost nothing, and gradually local people called it Dandan Noodle.

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