Dan Dan Mian (Sichuan Noodles with Chili Sauce and Pork) for Two

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 2020

Awash in palate-jolting chili sauce and heaped with crispy bits of pork, these noodles are soul-warming street food in Sichuan. They can—and should—be in your kitchen, too.

SERVES2

TIME1¼ hours

Dan Dan Mian (Sichuan Noodles with Chili Sauce and Pork) for Two

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Sichuan's most popular street food consists of chewy noodles bathed in a spicy, fragrant chili sauce and topped with crispy, deeply savory bits of pork and plump, juicy lengths of baby bok choy. Gently heating Sichuan chili powder, ground S...

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