Five Happiness Fried Noodles
10 cups water 1 pound egg noodles 1 tablespoon olive oil (or vegetable oil, divided) 3 cups bean sprout 1 cup bamboo shoots (julienned sliced thinly in strips) 1⁄2 cup carrot (shredded) 1⁄2 cup shiitake mushrooms (dried, soaked, stems removed, and julienned) 2 green onion (julienned) 1⁄2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar 1 tablespoon soy sauce
1. In a large pot on high heat, bring 10 cups of water to boil. Cook noodles in boiling water until tender or “al-dente,” approximately 5 - 7 minutes, drain and set aside.
2. Heat a nonstick wok or pan over high heat. Add 1/2 tablespoon oil, swirling to coat the pan, add noodles and pan-fry until noodles are golden, about 7 to 10 minutes. Remove noodles from wok.
3. Add remaining 1/2 tablespoon oil to wok, add vegetables, and stir-fry until just cooked, about 5 to 7 minutes.
4. Return noodles to the wok, add salt, sugar and soy sauce.
Stir to combine and serve.
Per recipe: $3.76
Per serving: $0.75
Chinatown Public Health Center, San Francisco Department of Public Health, Healthy & Delicious--Simple Ways to Low Fat Chinese Cooking