Zha Jiang Mian 5
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5 from 12 votes

Zha Jiang Mian

Zha Jiang Mian is a kind of traditional Chinese noodle. Originated from Beijing and popular in the northern region. And it was praised as one of the “Top Ten Chinese Noodles” .
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Zha Jiang Mian
Servings: 5
Calories: 256kcal

Ingredients

  • 500g Noodles
  • 400g pork belly minced
  • 1 cucumber shredded
  • 1 tablespoon peanut
  • 1 onion
  • 2 green onion chopped
  • 1 tablespoon ginger finely minced
  • 3 tablespoons garlic finely minced
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon starch

For the sauce

  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 5 tablespoons soybean paste
  • 1 tablespoon doubanjiang thick broad-bean sauce
  • 5 tablespoons cold boiled water

Instructions

Make the sauce:

  • Mix all the sauce ingredients in a bowl and set aside.
  • Mix the pork, 1 tablespoon light soy sauce and 1 starch in another bowl.
  • Heat a wok with oil, and stir-fry onion, garlic and ginger until fragrant.
  • Add the pork and stir-fry until it becomes pale.
  • Pour the sauce into the wok and sprinkle green onion. Transfer it in a bowl and set aside.

Make Zha Jiang Mian

  • Cook clear water in a wok until boiling. Add the noodles in the wok and cook it until boiling.
  • Transfer the noodles in a bowl. Add the cucumber, peanut and the sauce on the noodles and mix well. Serve.

Notes

1. You can stir-fry the meat in advance, which can also saute the fat while removing the smell of meat.
2. If you like to eat the noodles that have a little firm, you can add some cold water in the process of cooking noodles.