Stir-fried noodles in plum sauce

    35 min

    This is a highly versatile Chinese stir-fry. You can add any meat or vegetables to this dish. Noodles are tossed with courgettes, leek and spinach in a plum sauce.

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    Serves: 6 

    • 500g meat (of your choice), cut into thin strips
    • 1 leek, chopped
    • 100g spinach leaves
    • 2 small courgettes, chopped
    • 1 heaped teaspoon grated ginger
    • 1 heaped teaspoon finely chopped garlic
    • 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped chillies
    • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
    • 250g savoury smooth plum sauce
    • instant noodles to serve 6

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Heat oil in a wok until hot. Saute leek until fragrant. Add garlic and ginger and saute for 1-2 minutes. Stir in the meat and cook until browned.
    2. Add courgettes to the pan. Stir-fry for 2-3 minutes. Turn down the heat and add spinach. Stir in soy sauce, chilli and plum sauce. Simmer over very low heat until thickened.
    3. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of water to the boil. Rehydrate noodles, then drain.
    4. Taste the sauce and adjust seasoning if necessary. Add the noodles, stir and serve.

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    Very nice, but quite sweet. Rather than more chilis I added chili powder to try and balance it out. Nice with straight to wok noodles.  -  28 Feb 2011