Spicy Szechuan Beef Noodles
This spicy Szechuan inspired dish packs a bite and is stocked full of crunchy veggies for the perfect quick dinner burn.
dried Chinese noodles
or a flat pasta
small red chile pepper
such as fresno, seeded and minced
peeled and minced
or red pepper flakes
Chinese five-spice powder
¼ - ⅓
or dark soy sauce
red pepper sliced
bunch green beans
thinly sliced on an angle
Cook the noodles in salted boiling water according to direction on package. Drain.
Meanwhile, in a large skillet or wok, heat the olive oil over high heat until smoking. Turn to coat pan.
Add the beef, and cook, breaking up into smaller chunks, for 3 minutes.
Add the onion, chile, garlic, ginger, Szechuan pepper, and five-spice powder to the beef.
Cook until onion is softened and beef is cooked through, about 2 to 4 minutes longer. Add the red pepper and green beans and cook until crunchy.
Add the noodles to the beef and veggie mixture. Stir in the tamari sauce.
Remove from heat and toss with the scallions.
Serve with additional chili sauce on the side.
From: Rachael Ray Magazine