Noodles In Black Bean Sauce
8 oz linguine cooked according to package directions
1 Tbs cornstarch
1 C water
3 Tbs black bean sauce
1 Tbs soy sauce
1 Tbs mirin
1 Tbs sugar
white pepper to taste
vegetables & meat
1 tsp oil
1/2 lbs pork chopped into thin strips
1/2 onion chopped
1/2 red bell pepper chopped
1 clove of garlic minced
2 small bok choy or a few cabbage leaves chopped
For the sauce, add all the sauce ingredients together in a bowl and stir to combine. If you have clumps of cornstarch, just let it sit for a few minutes and when you stir it again, it should all combine nicely.
Boil a pot of water for the noodles. You’ll need about 6 minutes to cook the meat and veggies so depending on how long the noodles you got will take to cook, plan accordingly.
Heat a pan on high heat until hot. Add the oil, swirl, then add the pork. Fry until the pork is just cooked then transfer to plate. There should be enough oil left in the pan for the veggies, but if not, add some oil then add the onions, bell pepper and garlic, frying until fragrant and cooked.
Add the bok choy (if you’re using regular cabbage, you’ll need to add it sooner), return the pork to the pan along with any juices then stir the sauce mixture one last time and add to the pan. Bring the sauce to a boil and it should thicken.
To serve, just put some noodles in the bottom of a bowl and cover with a generous helping of sauce and veggies.