Spicy Vegan 'Pork' Dan Dan Noodles

Spicy Vegan 'Pork' Dan Dan Noodles

This popular Sichuan Chinese dish is is the perfect combination of spicy and savory, with a hint of nuttiness. Our plant-based version features CHi Original, gluten-free noodles, and a whole lot of flavor! 

Ready in 15 min

Serves 2


Tahini Sauce:

  • 3 tbsp tahini
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 3 tbsp chili oil
  • 4 tbsp water
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp ground Sichuan peppercorns
  • 1 tbsp minced ginger

Chili Oil:

  • 1/2 cup of oil
  • 1/4 cups chili flakes
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • Pinch of salt 
  • 2 tbsp Sichuan peppercorns
Place oil and Sichuan peppercorns in a pot. Set to medium heat for 5 minutes.
Pour the hot oil over the chili flakes with a strainer.
Add in the sesame seeds.
Noodles and 'Pork':
  • Rice noodles of choice
  • Bok Choy
  • CHi Original Plant-Based Pork
Step 1 Cook noodles according to package instructions. Save the water after you strain them.
Step 2 Make the chili oil if you don’t have a store-bought one.
Step 3 Blend the tahini sauce.
Step 4 Make the bok choy by blanching it in the pasta water for 5 minutes.
Step 5 Saute CHi 'pork' for 4 minutes on medium/ high.
Step 6 Assemble your bowl by adding some noodles to start. Top the noodles with a few tablespoons of the pasta water and then add the tahini sauce. After this, you can add the “pork” and bok choy.
Step 7 Garnish your dish with crushed peanuts, sesame seeds, and green onion.
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