Pork Chow Mein
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Ingredients
  • Noodles:
  • 3 packages Chicken Ramen Noodles, discard seasoning packets
  • 2 T sesame oil
  • Marinaded Pork:
  • ½ to 1 pound pork blade steak, chop or tenderloin, thinly sliced
  • 2 T soy sauce
  • 2 T Hoisin sauce
  • 1 T brown sugar
  • 2 T rice wine vinegar
  • 1 T Sriracha hot sauce
  • Sauce:
  • 4 T soy sauce
  • 2 T Hoisin sauce
  • 2 T rice wine vinegar
  • 1 T brown sugar
  • 2 T peanut oil or vegetable oil
  • Stir Fry:
  • 2 T peanut or vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger or ginger paste
  • 4 scallions, sliced diagonally
  • 8 oz package sliced Shiitake mushrooms
Instructions
  1. Slice pork thinly and place into a gallon zip top bag.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the marinade ingredients.
  3. Pour marinade over the meat, seal bag and refrigerate while preparing the noodles.
  4. In a medium pot, bring 6 cups of water to a boil.
  5. Cook noodles for about 2 minutes or until almost tender.
  6. Drain and rinse with cold water, rinse a second time with cold water.
  7. Drain well, shaking colander to remove excess water.
  8. Place noodles back into the pot and toss well with sesame oil; set aside.
  9. In a small bowl, whisk together the sauce ingredients; set aside.
  10. Drain off marinade from the pork; remove marinaded pork to a paper towel-lined plate.
  11. Pat meat dry.
  12. Heat a wok or large skillet over high heat until very hot.
  13. Add peanut oil, swirling to coat.
  14. Add pork and stir-fry for about 3 to 4 minutes.
  15. Remove meat to a clean plate; set aside.
  16. Clean out wok.
  17. Again, heat wok over high heat until very hot.
  18. Add peanut oil, swirling to coat.
  19. Add the sliced mushrooms stir-fry for about 2 minutes, lightly browning the edges.
  20. Add in the noodles and stir-fry allowing the noodles to lightly brown in spots, about 2 minutes, tossing occasionally.
  21. Add garlic, ginger and scallions to the noodles, and continue stir-frying for about 30 seconds or until fragrant, making sure not to burn.
  22. Add cooked pork and pour sauce mixture over; toss with tongs to combine until heated through and coated with sauce.Transfer to a serving dish and serve immediately.
Recipe by Jennifer Cooks at https://jennifercooks.com/ramen-pork-chow-mein/