Recipe: Dandan Mian (Poached Noodles with Spicy Beef Sauce)

Dandan Mian recipe

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Dandan Mian

Admit it or not but nothing beats noodles prepared the authentic Chinese way. Try this amazing recipe for ‘Poached noodles with spicy beef sauce’. With this recipe, you can enjoy true Chinese flavours at home. 

Happy cooking!


Dried noodles 150gms

Minced beef 140gms

Chopped ginger 60gms

Chopped scallion 5gms

Bokchoy - Chinese cabbage 10gms

Chilli powder 100gms

Chilli oil 5gms

Soya sauce 10ml

Zhenjiang vinegar 5ml

Yacai - Sichuan pickle 15gms

Fried peanuts crushed 10gms

Salt (to taste) 10gms

Oil 15ml


Heat the wok and add oil, chopped ginger, scallion and minced beef.

Now cook till the beef is cooked and all the water has evaporated. Add yacai and cook for a few minutes.

Then add chopped chilli powder, chilli oil, chicken stock, soya sauce, vinegar and salt and stir till all flavours are mixed. Now take out the sauce in a bowl.

Blanch bokchoy till cooked and keep aside.

Boil the noodles and strain them out placing in a bowl.

Pour the with beef sauce over the noodles and garnish with bokchoy. Enjoy!

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