My F&W
quick save (...)
Chinese Noodles with Cockles and Pork
© Quentin Bacon

Chinese Noodles with Cockles and Pork

  • ACTIVE: 25 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 2 HRS
  • SERVINGS: 4
  • STAFF-FAVORITE

For chef Suzanne Tracht's noodle dish here, we use marinated pork in place of Chinese sausage.

  1. 1 pound ground pork
  2. 1 tablespoon fermented black beans
  3. 1/4 cup soy sauce
  4. 1 1/2 teaspoons sambal oelek
  5. 2/3 cup chicken stock
  6. 1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger
  7. Pinch of sugar
  8. 3 cloves garlic, minced
  9. 1/2 pound butternut squash, peeled and diced
  10. 1/2 pound fresh Chinese egg noodles
  11. 2 shallots, minced
  12. 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  13. 2 dozen cockles
  14. 2 cups chopped bok choy greens
  1. In a bowl, marinate the pork with the beans, 2 tablespoons of the soy sauce and 1 teaspoon of the sambal for 30 minutes.
  2. In a saucepan, simmer the chicken stock with the ginger, sugar, one-third of the garlic and the remaining 2 tablespoons of soy sauce and 1/2 teaspoon of sambal over low heat until reduced to 1/2 cup, 15 minutes.
  3. Boil the squash in a large saucepan of salted water until just tender, 5 minutes; transfer to a plate. Boil the noodles in the water until al dente; drain and rinse.
  4. In a wok, stir-fry the shallots and the remaining garlic in the oil, 2 minutes. Add the pork mixture and stir-fry until the meat is just white throughout. Add the cockles; pour in the ginger sauce and simmer until the cockles open, 2 minutes. Stir in the noodles, squash and bok choy and serve.

Suggested Pairing

Light rosé.

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

Ratings

Average Rating

(0)

Comments

Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    advertisement
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.
    advertisement

    Tune in on Wednesdays at 10PM ET for Top Chef: Boston, the 12th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

    Already looking forward to next year (June 19-21, 2015)? Relive your favorite moments from the culinary world's most sensational weekend in the Rocky Mountains.