Szechwan Noodles Recipe

Updated on May 6, 2017
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Cooking is one of my passions. Though I am working, I make nutritious and tasty food at home. I use minimal oil and no artificial colors.

Some Information About Szechwan Noodles

Szechwan noodles are a popular Indo-Chinese dish. Szechwan sauce is the main ingredient used in making this dish. I made this sauce yesterday. You can use this sauce for making fried rice, noodles, and many other Chinese dishes. You can also use it as a side dish for snacks, pakoras, momos, spring rolls, etc.

This recipe is a lot like my vegetable Hakka noodles recipe. The main difference is that we use Szechwan sauce instead of soy sauce for making Szechwan noodles. These noodles are hot, spicy, and aromatic due to the spicy sauce used in the recipe.

One important thing to remember while making this recipe is that you should continuously keep the fire high. To get an authentic smoky flavor, you should toss the vegetables on a high flame. This is a quick recipe and does not take much time.

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Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 35 min
Yields: Serves four people

Ingredients

  • 1 packet Hakka noodles(150 g), or plain noodles
  • 3-4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup spring onion whites or regular onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp szechwan sauce, or as per taste
  • 1 1/2 cup mix vegetables, cut in tiny pieces
  • 1/4 tsp pepper powder
  • 1 tsp vinegar or lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp oil, for stir frying
  • 1/2 tsp salt, or as per taste
  • 1 tbsp spring onion greens, for garnishing

Step-By-Step Instructions and Images for Making Szechwan Noodles

  1. Boil 5 glasses of water. Add some salt and 2-3 drops of oil to it. Add Hakka noodles. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Drain the water. Run cold water on the noodles. Collect the noodles in a colander. Apply some oil on them to keep moist and non-sticky. If the packet has instructions, follow them. Noodles should be just cooked(al dente).
  2. Heat oil in a wok or in a deep bottom pan. Throw in chopped garlic. Let the heat be medium. Saute for a few seconds.
  3. Add chopped onion. Make the fire high. Stir fry for one minute on a high flame. Add chopped French beans. Stir fry on high fire for 2-3 minutes. Throw in all other veggies, such as carrot, capsicum, cabbage etc. Continue stir frying for a few minutes, or till the veggies are cooked, and are still crunchy. Lower the fire.
  4. Add Szechwan sauce, pepper powder, and salt. Mix once.
  5. Now add Hakka noodles. Increase the fire. Stir fry and toss the contents till the noodles are evenly coated with Szechwan sauce.
  6. Pour vinegar or lemon juice. Mix well. Check for the taste. Add more sauce, salt or pepper, if needed. Mix well. Garnish with chopped spring onion greens.
  7. Hot and spicy Szechwan noodles is ready to serve. Serve them hot in serving bowls. Happy eating!

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Hakka noodles in boiling water
Hakka noodles in boiling water
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ingredients kept ready
frying chopped garlic
frying chopped garlic
chopped onion added
chopped onion added
stir frying French beans
stir frying French beans
chopped vegetables added
chopped vegetables added
szechuan sauce, salt, and pepper powder added
szechuan sauce, salt, and pepper powder added
Stir frying continues. Ready to add cooked noodles
Stir frying continues. Ready to add cooked noodles
ready to serve szechwan noodles
ready to serve szechwan noodles
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szechwan noodles

Nutritional Information of Szechwan Noodles

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1
Calories 217
Calories from Fat9
% Daily Value *
Fat 1 g2%
Saturated fat 0 g
Unsaturated fat 0 g
Carbohydrates 47 g16%
Sugar 1 g
Fiber 4 g16%
Protein 7 g14%
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 1600 mg67%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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    • ShailaSheshadri profile imageAUTHOR

      ShailaSheshadri 

      18 months ago from Bengaluru

      Thanks for your lovely comment. Try this recipe.

    • simplehappylife profile image

      SA 

      18 months ago

      This looks so delicious Shaila!

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