Chili Garlic Noodles

Chili Garlic Noodles

Chili Garlic Noodles are a quick and delicious vegan dish that packs a punch of flavor. Perfect for weeknight dinners, these noodles combine a savory garlic sauce with a spicy kick from chili peppers, creating a mouthwatering meal that’s sure to satisfy your cravings. Easy to make and customizable, this dish is a must-try for noodle lovers and spice enthusiasts alike.

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About Chili Garlic Tofu

Chili Garlic Noodles draw inspiration from various Asian cuisines, particularly Chinese and Thai. These noodles are a modern twist on traditional garlic and chili dishes, bringing together the best of both worlds with a rich, spicy, and garlicky flavor.

In Asian cuisine, noodles symbolize longevity and good fortune. Garlic and chili are staple ingredients, prized for their health benefits and bold flavors. The combination of these ingredients in a noodle dish is a celebration of both taste and tradition.

The popularity of Chili Garlic Noodles has grown with the rise of fusion cuisine, blending traditional Asian flavors with modern cooking techniques. This dish offers a versatile and accessible way to enjoy the vibrant flavors of garlic and chili in a comforting noodle bowl.

Why You’ll Love Chili Garlic Noodles

  • Spicy and Savory: The perfect blend of heat and umami flavors.
  • Vegan-Friendly: A delicious plant-based meal that’s hearty and satisfying.
  • Quick and Easy: Simple ingredients and fast preparation make it ideal for busy nights.
  • Customizable: Adjust the spice level and add your favorite vegetables or proteins.
  • Nutritious: Packed with flavor and essential nutrients.

What Is In Our Chili Garlic Noodles?

This flavorful dish includes:

  • Noodles: The base of the dish, providing a chewy and satisfying texture.
  • Garlic: Adds a rich, savory flavor and aroma.
  • Chili Peppers: Bring heat and spice, balancing the garlic.
  • Soy Sauce: Provides a salty, umami flavor.
  • Sesame Oil: Adds a nutty aroma and depth of flavor.
  • Vegetables: Enhances the dish with freshness and texture (e.g., bell peppers, carrots, snap peas).
  • Green Onions: Add a fresh, mild onion flavor and color.
  • Sesame Seeds: Provide a crunchy texture and nutty flavor.

Key Ingredients

  • Noodles: Use rice noodles, udon, or your favorite type of noodles.
  • Garlic: Freshly minced garlic for the best flavor.
  • Chili Peppers: Adjust the quantity based on your heat preference.
  • Soy Sauce: Choose low-sodium for a healthier option.
  • Sesame Oil: Adds richness and enhances the overall flavor.
  • Vegetables: Bell peppers, carrots, and snap peas are great options.
  • Green Onions: For garnish and added flavor.
  • Sesame Seeds: Optional, but they add a nice crunch and visual appeal.

How To Make Chili Garlic Noodles

  1. Boil water, and cook the noodles to package instructions.
cook noodles in a boiling water.
  1. In a large mixing bowl, add the Thai basil, Thai chilies, garlic, shallots, half of the green onions, and Gochugaru.

In a glass bowl add ingredients to make Chili garlic noodles.
  1. In a pan over medium low heat, add the oil, and allow it to heat up. Add a piece of garlic, if the garlic begins to sizzle, the oil temperature is ready and remove it from heat.

Heat up Oil in a black Pan
  1. Gently pour the hot oil over the ingredients in the mixing bowl, and to it add the light soy sauce, dark soy sauce, black vinegar, roasted sesame oil, and sugar (optional). Combine all the ingredients and then add the noodles and sesame seeds. Stir all the ingredients until the noodles are coated.
Add hot Oil on a ingredients in a glass bowl to make Chili Garlic Noodles
Combine all ingredients to coat the sauce on noodles for Chili Garlic Noodles
  1. Serve and enjoy 🙂
Chili Garlic Noodles in a White Bowl holding up with black chopsticks

Have It Your Way!

  • Adjust Spice Level: Use more or fewer chili peppers to suit your taste.
  • Add Protein: Include tofu, tempeh, or edamame for added protein.
  • Vegetable Options: Customize with your favorite vegetables like broccoli, spinach, or mushrooms.
  • Nut-Free: Skip the sesame seeds or use sunflower seeds as an alternative.
  • Gluten-Free: Use gluten-free soy sauce and noodles.

Nutritional Facts about Chili Garlic Noodles

  • High in Fiber: Thanks to the vegetables and noodles.
  • Low in Sugar: Minimal added sugars make it a healthier option.
  • Rich in Vitamins: Vegetables provide essential vitamins and minerals.
  • Healthy Fats: Sesame oil adds beneficial fats to the dish.

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Chili Garlic Noodles served with slices of Tofu and Bok Choy in a white bowl

Chili Garlic Noodles

Berry Berry Life
Chili Garlic Noodles are a quick and delicious vegan dish that packs a punch of flavor. Perfect for weeknight dinners, these noodles combine a savory garlic sauce with a spicy kick from chili peppers, creating a mouthwatering meal that's sure to satisfy your cravings. Easy to make and customizable, this dish is a must-try for noodle lovers and spice enthusiasts alike.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

Additional Garnish:

Instructions
 

  • Boil water, and cook the noodles to package instructions.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add the thai basil, thai chilies, garlic, shallots, half of the green onions, and gochugaru.
  • In a pan over medium low heat, add the oil, and allow it to heat up. Add a piece of garlic, if the garlic begins to sizzle, the oil temperature is ready and remove it from heat.
  • Gently pour the hot oil over the ingredients in the mixing bowl, and to it add the light soy sauce, dark soy sauce, black vinegar, roasted sesame oil, and sugar (optional). Combine all the ingredients and then add the noodles and sesame seeds. Stir all the ingredients until the noodles are coated.
  • Serve and enjoy 🙂

Notes

  • Noodles: Rinse cooked noodles under cold water to prevent them from sticking together.
  • Garlic: Fresh garlic is essential for the best flavor. Avoid using pre-minced garlic.
  • Spice Level: Start with a small amount of chili peppers and adjust to your preference.
  • Storage: Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days. Reheat in a pan over medium heat, adding a splash of water if needed.

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Serving: 1350
Keyword Asian, Chili Oil, Chinese, Noodles, Spicy
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