Asian Fried Noodles - A gourmet feast from the Far East —jenniferw
mung bean sprouts
red bell pepper
light soy sauce
roasted, salted peanuts
In This Recipe
Cook noodles and peas in boiling salted water for 3 minutes. Drain in a sieve over a bowl, reserving 50 ml cooking water. Drain noodles and peas well.
Rinse sprouts and drain well in a sieve. Halve bell pepper, remove seeds, rinse and cut into thin strips. Coarsely crush Szechuan pepper in a mortar. Rinse cilantro, shake dry, pluck leaves and chop coarsely.
In a non-stick pan or wok, fry pepper in sesame oil over medium heat for about 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Mix in noodles, peas and reserved water. Continue to cook and stir until liquid has evaportated.
In a small bowl, whisk together eggs, soy sauce and Szechuan pepper. Pour over noodles and stir until cooked.
Mix cilantro and sprouts with noodles. Arrange noodles on plates and sprinkle with peanuts to serve.