Sunday, October 05, 2014

Bean Thread Noodle & Carrot Stir-Fry

Going to Chinese supermarkets can be a fun experience. Despite tons of different foods which definitely don't look edible and I'd never know what to do with them, and a strange smell which I find in most Chinese supermarkets, I really love shopping there. It's super fun to explore the shop full of unusual stuff. But I'm kind of scared to buy something I'm not familiar with so I usually choose something I know. Bean thread noodles, Bean sprouts and Teriyaki sauce is what I really love. And here's a simple dish with these 3 awesome Chinese ingredients. If you're not used to Chinese food, don't be scared. This recipe is super simple. Aaand it's probably my favourite dish now. Really, after I made this, I fell in love with mung bean noodles even more!

Bean Thread Noodle & Carrot Stir-Fry 

2 tbsp oil
100g bean thread noodles 
1 medium onion, sliced
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 carrot (140g), thinly sliced
1/2 chili pepper, finely chopped
1/2 tsp ground ginger
A handful of bean sprouts
salt, to taste
1 tbsp sesame seeds
2-3 tbsp Teriyaki sauce (I used this)

1) Pour some boiling water over the noodles and let sit for 3-5 minutes. Remove from hot water and rinse through with cold water to stop the cooking process. Drain completely.

2) In a saucepan, heat 2 tablespoons of oil. Add onion and cook until lightly browned and softened. Add garlic, carrot, chili pepper, ground ginger and salt. Cover and cook for a few minutes, over medium heat, until carrots are softened. Add bean sprouts, sesame seeds and noodles. Stir-fry for 1-2 minutes. Add Teriyaki sauce and sesame seeds.

3) Serve immediately and enjoy!

Serves 2

Recipe by collecting memories


  1. I love the simplicity of this dish. I usually complicate stir fries by adding in a million different vegetables, but this is a perfect example of using just a few great flavours to make something really good. I've got some bean thread noodles in the cupboard and now I've got inspiration for dinner tomorrow. Thanks!

    1. Thank you so much! I usually add lots of different veggies too, but sometimes I love simple dishes. You don't always have plenty of time to prepare complicated dishes, right?

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