Dan Dan Mein
This is what the dan dan noodle looks like in one of the Chinese resto here ......
It may look darker and the flavor a little bit stronger but it tasted just as good ...
Or maybe should I say , this version is much more better ?! lol
Hey ! It's Martin Yan's recipe ! ^____^
And even without any sides , it's the most delicious noodles that I've eaten so far ....
To think I don't really like soupy noodles ....
Serves two hungry me or 4 normal person
400 ml water
200 ml chicken broth
generous 4 tablespoons smooth peanut butter
1 1/2 tablespoons *homemade sesame paste
2 tablespoons Chinkiang vinegar
2 tablespoons light soy sauce
1 tablespoon sesame oil
generous tablespoon brown sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons homemade chili garlic sauce
1/2 tsp five-spice powder
* Process some baked sesame seeds into the food processor until very fine and add a little oil at a time to get the right consistency .
* Cook 300 grams of fresh egg noodles for 4-5 minutes .
* While you're cooking the noodles ; pour water and broth into a saucepan and let it boil ; turn off heat and add the remaining ingredients and use a whisk to combine . Let the mixture boil for a minute or two whisking it thoroughly ; cover and set aside .
* Drain and rinse the noodles in warm water then drain again ; divide noodles into big bowls and pour over the sauce , add 1 1/2 tsp of chili garlic sauce on top and stir ; sprinkle some spring onions , Sichuan preserved vegetables and some chopped roasted peanuts . Garnish with some cilantro ; take some photo immediately then enjoy ! Sluuuuurp !
Homemade chili sauce , Martin Yan's recipe as well ....