Recipe by Dienia B.
From a recipe request. The Uyghurs are from western China and they make their own pulled noodles. This is the sauce they put on top. You can use udon noodles or spagetti. They use garlic scrapes there; we are using spring onions. You could probably use garlic chives. this tastes awesome , it is not for the faint of heart though , its smokin hot lol
Top Review by artist.crystal
Pretty close to what I remember the Uygurs making and super good! I went with beef (for carne asada actually) and I had to substitute the star anise for 1/4 t Five Spice Powder. Also I thought 3/4 t of crushed red pepper was plenty for a good strong kick. Over all I am really excited to have this recipe- family loved it and it was as close as I have had in the US to authentic! Thanks!!
- 1 lb udon noodles
- 2 tablespoons oil
- 1⁄2 lb mutton or 1⁄2 lb beef, diced fine
- 1 potato, chopped (optional)
- 1⁄2 cup green onion, sliced diagonally
- 2 cups tomatoes, chopped
- 3⁄4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- 1 star anise
- 1⁄2 teaspoon ginger
- 3 tablespoons hot water
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 cup bell peppers or 1 cup anahiem pepper, chopped
- 1 tablespoon cilantro, minced
Directions See How It's Made
- Cook pasta,drain.
- Add oil to wok.
- Add mutton or beef; cook until pink.
- Add potato.
- Add green onion.
- Add tomato.
- Add red pepper flakes and anise.
- Mix crushed ginger in water; add to meat.
- Add soy sauce.
- Add peppers and garlic.
- Add cilantro.
- Top on noodles.( i just add my just cooked noodles to sauce and they soaked up some of the juice ).