Cold mixed noodles
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Title: Cold mixed noodles
Yield: 4 Servings
1 lb Noodles
1 ts Peanut oil
1/2 lb Roast pork
1/2 lb Bean sprouts
12 -(up to)
1. Parboil noodles as in "Parboiled Noodles #1/#2"; then toss in oil.
Refrigerate to chill (2 hours or more).
2. Shred roast pork. Blanch bean sprouts. Shred cucumbers and
3. Place the chilled noodles in individual bowls and the other
ingredients in separate serving dishes. To eat: the diner spoons 1 to
2 tablespoons, at a time, of the meat and vegetables over his noodles
and mixes them all together. (If he wishes, he may toss the
vegetables first in a dip dish of vinegar.)
NOTE: This dish is eaten in summer. VARIATIONS:
1. For the peanut oil, substitute sesame oil.
2. For the pork, substitute either spiced beef, shredded; or 1/2 pound
crabmeat stir-fried briefly with 1 or 2 slices fresh ginger root, then
sprinkled with 1 tablespoon sherry.
3. For the vegetables, use the blanched bean sprouts and 2 scallion
stalks, minced; then toss with 2 tablespoons peanut oil, 1 tablespoon
light soy sauce, 1 teaspoon sesame oil, 1/2 teaspoon sugar, salt to
taste, and a dash of pepper.
4. Serve the following sauce in a separate bowl to accompany the
noodles: Combine 1 tablespoon cornstarch, 1 teaspoon sugar and 1/2
cup soy sauce and cook, stirring, over medium heat until the mixture
thickens and is smooth. (The diner spoons some of the sauce over his
noodles, then tops them with about 1 tablespoon of each vegetable,
tossed first in vinegar.)
5. Place the chilled noodles in a large serving bowl. Top with 1 cup
cooked pork and 1/2 cup ham, both shredded; 1/2 cup shrimp; 1
cucumber, peeled and shredded; and egg threads, made with 2 eggs. In
a second bowl, serve the following sauce which has first been heated:
2 cups stock, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 1 tablespoon peanut butter, 2
teaspoons vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and a few drops each of Tabasco
Sauce and sesame oil. (The diner transfers some of the noodles and
their topping to his own bowl and then spoons some of the sauce over.)
From , ISBN 0-517-65870-4.
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