Chinese pork noodles

  • Preparation time:
  • 15 min
  • Total time:
  • 25 min
  • Serves:
  • 4
Chinese pork noodles

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Chinese pork noodles

Slippery udon noodles in this saucy bowl are perfect for slurping, and with a total cook time of under 30 minutes, it's the perfect weeknight dinner.

Ingredients

  • 2 200-g pkgs udon noodles
  • 1 pork tenderloin , cut in 1/4-in. strips
  • 4 tbsp brown sugar , divided
  • 2 tsp minced ginger
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 3 tsp sesame oil , divided
  • 400 g baby bok choy , cut in 1-in. pieces, stems separated
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 398-mL can baby corn , cut in half crosswise
  • 2 green onions , thinly sliced

Directions

  • Cook noodles according to package directions, about 2 min. Discard seasoning packets, drain and rinse noodles with cold water. Set aside.
  • Combine pork with 1 tbsp brown sugar, ginger, salt and garlic in a medium bowl. Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Add 2 tsp sesame oil, then pork. Cook until pork is browned and cooked through, about 4 min. Transfer to a plate.
  • Add remaining 1 tsp sesame oil to pan, then stems. Cook 1 min. Stir in remaining 3 tbsp brown sugar, soy sauce, vinegar, pork and any juices, noodles and corn. Cook until noodles are warmed through, 2 to 3 min. Stir in bok choy leaves. Divide among bowls. Sprinkle with green onions.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent May/June 2019 issue. Photo by Roberto Caruso.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 390
  • Protein
  • 32 g
  • Carbohydrates
  • 51 g
  • Fat
  • 6 g
  • Fibre
  • 4 g
  • Sodium
  • 1025 mg
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