Ditch the take-out carton for homemade Chinese noodle recipes. From pork lo mein to udon noodles with bok choy and tofu, whip up these heart-warming, healthy Chinese noodle combinations that will please even the pickiest eater.See Popular Chinese Noodles Recipes
For chef Suzanne Tracht's noodle dish here, we use marinated pork in place of Chinese sausage.
Whole-wheat spaghetti is one of Melissa Rubel Jacobson's favorite pastas because it is a good source of fiber and has an appealing chewiness. Here, she updates sesame noodles, a Chinese take-out classic, by giving the peanut sauce a hit of fiery red curry paste.
Asian street-food carts sometimes serve food in banana leaves instead of using plates or bowls. Look for them at Asian markets. Here, Melissa Rubel Jacobson wraps the leaves around silky Chinese noodles.
Serve these spicy lo mein-style noodles as a main-dish or side dish. For a totally vegetarian recipe, replace the chicken broth with vegetable broth.
Made from the starch of vegetables like mung beans, translucent glass noodles (a.k.a. cellophane noodles) are ubiquitous at pan-Asian restaurants. Hosea Rosenberg gives them extra care, stir-frying them in sesame oil with a generous array of vegetables -- snap peas, carrots, zucchini, and yellow squash, to name a few -- then tossing them with tangy rice vinegar.
Takashi Yagihashi cooks scallops, squid, and shrimp in stock, soy sauce, sugar, vinegar, chili oil, sesame oil, and mirin, then tops the dish with crispy deep-fried noodles. Stir-fry shrimp in a small amount of oil and top with a light sprinkling of crunchy instant ramen noodles.
Enjoy Chinese food at home without picking up the phone. This homemade lo mein is easy to prepare and tastes terrific.
Marcia Kiesel's modern version of this Chinese-American dish includes stir-fried egg noodles with chicken sausage, chiles, basil and an unexpected ingredient - orange juice.
The ingenious topping of quick-fried cellophane noodles makes this eye-catching slaw irresistibly crunchy. Wendy Leon likes to serve it alongside Peking duck; tossing it with shrimp or tofu would make for an even healthier main course.
Just add shrimp and Chinese egg noodles to pea pods and cabbage to create this quick-to-fix meal.
Soba noodles, made from buckwheat, have a nutty flavor. Find them in specialty or Asian markets. They add a hearty flavor to this broccoli and carrot side dish. Toss in cooked chicken for a quick dinner idea.
Here's a fresh, innovative, and extra-simple recipe that shaves meal preparation to mere minutes. Combine fresh broccoli and ramen noodles for this 20-minute side dish.
This recipe makes four noodle bowls of large shrimp, red sweet pepper, and fresh snow pea pods flavored with either purchased or homemade Green Curry Paste.