Dali vegetarian rice noodle stir fry – Chinese cuisine

This crispy Chinese vegetable stir-fry has lots of texture and flavour. With pickled chilli and chilli oil, it has a spicy kick.

• 2 tbsppeanut oil
• 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
• 1 handfulsliced Chinese cabbage
• 1 handfulbeansprouts
• ½ cupsliced garlic chives, cut into 4 cm lengths
• Pinch of salt
• 1 tbsplight soy sauce
• 1 tspYunnan chili oil (recipe below)
• 250 grice noodle
• 2 pickled chilies, sliced
• 2 tbsp garlic water
• 2 spring onion, sliced

Yunnan chili oil
• 2 tbspdried chilli flakes
• ½ cuppeanut oil
• 1 tbsp sesame oil

Cook’s notes
Oven temperatures are for conventional; if using fan-forced (convection), reduce the temperature by 20˚C. | We use Australian tablespoons and cups: 1 teaspoon equals 5 ml; 1 tablespoon equals 20 ml; 1 cup equals 250 ml. | All herbs are fresh (unless specified) and cups are lightly packed. | All vegetables are medium size and peeled, unless specified. | All eggs are 55-60 g, unless specified.

  • Instructions
    To make the Yunnan chilli oil, place the dried chilli flakes in a bowl. Heat the peanut oil to 170°C. Pour the slightly cooled oil over the chilli. Set aside to cool. Add the sesame oil to the chilli oil.
  • Heat a pan or wok until smoking. Add the peanut oil and garlic, and sauté until fragrant. Add the cabbage, beansprouts and garlic chives, and stir-fry for 1 minute.
  • Season with the salt and soy sauce, and stir. Add the chilli oil and stir-fry for a further minute.
  • Add noodles and stir-fry for 1 minute. Add the pickled chilli and garlic water, and stir-fry briefly. Add the spring onions.
  • Transfer to a serving platter and garnish with extra spring onions, if desired.


Posted on: March 15, 2016 8:14 am