Ma Yi Shang Shu (Sichuan Noodles and Pork)

Total Time
35mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

In Chinese, Ma Yi Shang Shu translates as Ants Climbing A Tree since the little bits of pork look like ants hanging on for dear life on the noodles.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place noodles and 4 cups boiling water in a bowl; let sit until soft, about 4 minutes. Drain and toss noodles with sesame oil; set aside.
  2. Heat canola oil in a 14 inch flat-bottomed wok or frying pan over medium-high heat.
  3. Add pork and cook, breaking up meat, until browned, 5–7 minutes.
  4. Add garlic and ginger and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  5. Add paste, light soy, wine, and stock and bring to a boil.
  6. Add noodles and cook, stirring occasionally, until liquid is reduced by half, 8–10 minutes more, and stir in dark soy and scallions.