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F&W Editors
January 23, 2017

Want a long life? Eat more long noodles—at least, that’s the thinking during Chinese New Year. Here, eight delicious noodle dishes to make for an incredible Lunar New Year fest. They might not actually help you live longer, but they will ensure a delicious dinner.

1. Longevity Noodles

Fast and healthy, this noodle dish is packed with crunchy water chestnuts, bean sprouts and snow peas.

2. Dan Dan Noodles

This peanutty dish is super-simple to make and comes together in just 35 minutes.

3. Crispy Tofu with Noodles

A quick panko coating makes for terrifically crispy fried tofu.

4. Asian Pork, Mushroom and Noodle Stir-Fry

This stir-fry calls for succulent pork tenderloin, shiitake, bok choy and chewy noodles.

5. Sweet, Aromatic Soy Sauce Noodles

The nicely balanced Sichuan sauce is flavored with star anise and fennel seeds and makes a phenomenal, quick dressing for egg noodles of any kind.

6. Cold Peanut-Sesame Noodles

The secret to Andrew Zimmern’s cold noodle recipe, inspired by the ones he had in China’s Sichuan province, is the oil that gets drizzled on top. Made with chiles, Sichuan peppercorns and lots of spices, it’s called Ma La (“numbing and spicy”).

7. Shiitake-and-Scallion Lo Mein

These silky Chinese noodles are served in banana leaves instead of on a plate.

8. Stir-Fried Noodles with Roast Pork

These quick, easy Chinese noodles are deliciously savory and chewy, with a bit of heat.

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