Shanghai Fried Noodles With Pork or Chicken

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Quick and wonderful oriental dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drop noodles into boiling water, and cook about 4 minutes.
  2. Add cold water, and bring to boil for 1 minute.
  3. Rinse with cold running water, drain, mix with sesame seed oil, and set aside.
  4. Cut meat crosswise and julienne.
  5. Mix with 1 tablespoon light soy sauce, the wine, and the cornstarch.
  6. Stir-fry scallion, garlic, ginger and meat in 2 tablespoons heated oil at 400F until meat changes color (about 2 minutes).
  7. Add other tablespoon light soy sauce and sugar, remove, and keep warm.
  8. In clean wok, stir-fry cabbage in 2 tablespoons heated oil at 400F for 2 minutes, remove, and wipe out wok.
  9. Heat 3 tablespoons oil in wok, and add noodles (Do NOT stir).
  10. Let noodles brown on bottom (about 5 minutes), then turn noodle cake over.
  11. Brown other side in same manner, and remove to warm platter.
  12. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in wok, and add pork, cabbage, and dark soy sauce.
  13. Stir-fry until thoroughly heated.
  14. Thicken with dissolved cornstarch.
  15. Pour over noodles, and wipe out wok.
  16. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in wok until smoking hot (400F).
  17. Wilt spinach, add salt and pepper, and stir-fry quickly for 10 seconds.
  18. Arrange spinach around mound of covered noodles.


Most Helpful

this was very quick and easy to put together. i used pork, bok choy and added some oyster sauce and black bean sauce for our taste. i had fresh noodles from the asian market which also cut down on the cooking time.

chia March 06, 2005

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