Spicy chilli garlic noodles

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I’m sure by now you know I love Indo Chinese cuisine, given by the number of dishes I have shared! Also if you have been following my post, you guys know how I love quick fix meals! This spicy chilli garlic noodles recipe is just that! If your palette is craving for some spicy food then these noodles are the right deal for the job!

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These noodles are loaded with garlic and a lot of heat from a combination of the fresh Thai bird’s eye chilli and the dry red chillies. The Thai chillies are from my very own little herb garden, and these little guys are reaaallly spicy! I used just 2 and that was enough heat as the chili garlic sauce is pretty spicy as well. This is such a fuss free and quick meal, just yet another perfect one to dish out on those busy week nights! Enjoy!!

Ingredients : Measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml, 1 teaspoon = 5 ml

200 grams noodles

3 big garlic cloves, minced

2-3 fresh red chillies

3-4 dry red chillies, broken

1/4 cup white portion of scallion greens (spring onion)

1/2 cup colored bell pepper (capsicum) – optional

1 teaspoon dark soy sauce

1 tablespoon chilli garlic sauce

pinch of sugar

salt and pepper to season

1 to 2 teaspoon vegetable oil

2-3 tablespoons of scallion greens (spring onions)

Preparation:

1. Boil noodles as per package instructions, drain and coat with little oil. Set aside.

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2.Heat oil in wok or heavy bottomed pan, add garlic and fresh and dry red chillies. Sauté until garlic turns golden.

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3. Sauté chopped spring onions next, until translucent.

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4. Add the chopped colored bell peppers and sauté for few more minutes.

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5. Add soy sauce, chilli garlic paste, pinch  of sugar, pepper and salt if required.

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6. Add  boiled noodles and toss for a couple of minutes on high heat. Sprinkle scallion greens, mix and switch off the heat.

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Enjoy it as it is or with any other side dish, such as sweet and sour chicken, schezwan potatoes, veg Manchurian etc.

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Regards,

Freda

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