The Best Sichuan Cold Noodles
Sichuan food is famous for its spicy and numbing flavors and I am addicted to it.
Eating Sichuan food is really the best gastronomic experience ever. Imagine that fiery hot taste and having tingly lips when you eat it.
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Ingredients for Cold Sichuan Spicy Noodles
This ingredient is made with these ingredients. You don’t need protein in the noodles as it’s absolutely flavorful and addictive.
- Lo mein
- Ground peanuts
- Dried chili flakes
- Sichuan peppercorn
- Chinese black vinegar
- Soy sauce
- Sesame oil
Frequently Asked Questions
What Is the Difference between Sichuan Cold Spicy Noodles and Dan Dan Noodles?
The difference is that these noodles are served cold. Additionally, dan dan noodles are usually made with the addition of sesame or peanut sauce and the addition of ground meat.
How Many Calories?
This recipe has 461 calories per serving.
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- 8 oz. (226 g) dry noodles, Lo Mein
- 2 tablespoons ground peanuts
- 1 stalk scallion, cut into small rounds
- 5 tablespoons oil
- 2 tablespoons dried chili flakes
- 1/2 tablespoon sichuan peppercorn
- Bring a pot of water to boil. Cook the noodles per the package instructions until al dente. Drain and rinse with cold water and set aside.
- Prepare the chili oil by heating up a small pot on high heat. Add the oil and heat up the oil until it becomes very hot. Turn off the heat and add the red chili flakes and Sichuan peppercorns into the oil. Cover the pot with its lid immediately as the oil will splatter. Wait for 5 minutes before removing the lid. Filter the chili oil using a strainer. Discard the residue and just use the oil.
- Prepare the Sauce by combining the Chili Oil and all the ingredients in the Sauce together. Whisk it to mix well.
- Toss the noodles with the Sauce. Add the ground peanuts, scallion, stir to mix well. Serve cold.
I used Simply Asia brand Chinese Style Lo Mein Noodles.
Serving Size2 people
Amount Per Serving Calories 461Total Fat 44gSaturated Fat 30gSodium 1142mgCarbohydrates 17gFiber 5gSugar 7gProtein 7g