Sichuan Dan Dan Noodles has been a classic dish on the streets of Chengdu for decades. The noodles are named after the pole that the walking street vendorscarried (dandan) when selling this dish with two baskets of noodles and sauce attached at either end. Rather than the traditional broth style dish, ours is more likethe American Chinese version of Dandan noodles where tender boiled egg noodles are topped with crispy pork with a slightly smoky and spicy chilli oil drizzle.

Cook our delicious Sichuan Dan Dan Noodles in just Minutes

We’ve sourced and blended all of the unique flavour ingredients to make our authentic Sichuan Dan Dan Noodles. We bring these all together in a recipe kit, which consists of 3 flavour pots; a Chilli Oil Mix pot, a Noodle Base Paste pot and a Sichuan Paste pot. Simply follow our recipe, adding a few items from your fridge, to cook this delicious Sichuan Dan Dan Noodles in just 20 minutes.

How Our Recipes Kits Work

We provide flavour ingredients:

  • Chilli Oil Mix
  • Noodle Base Paste
  • Sichuan Paste

Your shopping list:

350g
pork mince
 
1Tbsp
honey
 
4
spring onions
 
2
medium egg noodle nests (GF noodles if necessary)
 
200g
tenderstem broccoli
 
sesame seeds/sesame oil(optional)
 
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Our 20 minute recipe

  • 1.

    Sprinkle the Chilli Oil Mix into a large pan and set it over a medium-low heat. Stir for about 1 min until you start to smell the aromas from the spices, then add 4 tbsps of oil. Mix together for 20 secs then pour it into a small bowl to let it infuse. (This is your chilli oil for later.)

  • 2.

    Heat a little oil in the same pan over high heat and fry the pork for 2 mins, breaking it up with a spatula. Add the Noodle Base Paste and mix it in, then continue to fry the mince, breaking it up into small pieces until the liquid evaporates and the pork becomes golden and crisp. (This will take some time but it will eventually get there!) Meanwhile, get a pot of water on to boil for the noodles later on. Add the Sichuan Stock to the pork along with 1 tbsp honey and stir fry for 3 mins. (If you need a little more oil, take some from your chilli oil bowl.) Stir the spring onions into the pork, then turn the heat off and move onto step 3.

  • 3.

    Put the noodles into the boiling water and cook for 3 mins. Add the broccoli to the noodles and cook for 4 more mins then drain in a sieve. Tip the noodles and veg into the pork, turn the heat back on to medium and mix it all up.

  • 4.

    Serve the noodles in bowls and drizzle the chilli oil (take it lightly if you don't like too much heat) over the noodles. Sprinkle some sesame seeds on top and/or a tiny drizzle of sesame oil over it (if using).

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Sichuan Dan Dan Noodles Reviews

BASED ON 345 reviews

Amanda - Aug 13, 2018

Amazing. Loved it and have ordered again

Hayley - Aug 12, 2018

Very nice but not as tasty as some of the other dishes I've tried on simply cook

Ryan - Aug 12, 2018

Very tasty

Dominic - Aug 09, 2018

Tasty with a pretty spicy kick!

Samantha - Aug 09, 2018

Loved this one, partner was not so keen but never mind, it was so nice I will eat the lot myself next time!

Karen - Aug 08, 2018

Used king prawns instead of mince. Was really good and packs a punch!

Helen - Aug 06, 2018

Loved the Dan Dan Noodles so easy to follow quick and something different

Angela - Aug 04, 2018

This dish is our favourite one so far. So tasty and we were fighting to get to the leftovers.

Kirstie - Aug 04, 2018

Nice but a little hot, would cook again maybe with a little bowl of egg fried rice on the side.

Stephanie - Aug 04, 2018

Fabulous flavours !

Beth - Aug 03, 2018

Not so sure on this one.

Samantha - Aug 03, 2018

So delicious! What a great way to cook the pork mince so it's all crispy! Yum.

Patricia - Aug 03, 2018

Watch not to burn the sauce at the begining, thankfully it was served on the side and didnt affect this lovely meal ????

Becky - Aug 01, 2018

Really yummy. I cooked the noodles for less time (4mins for both broccoli and noodles) as 7 mins is too long. Apart from that really tasty with a bit of spice

Mahiyar - Jul 30, 2018

This dish scores really highly on the 'effort/reward scale'! So quick and easy to make and full of fabulous oriental flavours. As we didn't have any jasmine rice available, we used a couple of microwave packs of Tilda's lime and coriander rice which worked really well. Also, when adding the tomatoes in step 3, we also chucked in a pack of sugarsnap peas which gave the curry a bit more colour and a very satisfying crunch! Try it - does work!

Amy - Jul 29, 2018

Justed pork fillet not mince so would like to try again properly

Robert - Jul 29, 2018

Extremely easy to make and tasted great

Cath - Jul 26, 2018

Amazing taste and fun to prepare. Will definitely be cooking this again

Amanda - Jul 21, 2018

Loved this dish. So quick easy and tasty. Just ensure the mince is charted as provides more flavour. It made loads too. We substituted the spring onions and broccoli for finely sliced leeks and peas and worked wonderfully.

Kathryn - Jul 21, 2018

Quick and tasty

Eileen - Jul 21, 2018

Thought it was okay but nothing special.

Danny - Jul 20, 2018

Amazing taste and recipe, highly recommend!

Shaine - Jul 19, 2018

I've of the best of the 4, it's hard to decide between this and the Penne alla Rustica

Anushka - Jul 19, 2018

Really delicious. Very good authentic flavours.

Katherine - Jul 18, 2018

Delicious

James - Jul 18, 2018

Really nice I like the idea of trying something new and this was lush

Toni - Jul 12, 2018

Excellent - very tasty!

Claire - Jul 12, 2018

Such a different way of cooking the pork but absolutely delicious. Only used half the chilli oil which was max heat for us!

Helen - Jul 11, 2018

Our favourite yet

Matt - Jul 11, 2018

The best so far. Lovely.

Sean - Jul 10, 2018

Was very surprised with how tasty this dish is. Full of flavours and the chilli oil was amazing much try dish ????????

Dawn - Jul 07, 2018

Really tasty dish.

Rachel - Jul 07, 2018

Vey easy and delicious

Neil - Jul 05, 2018

Very tasty and loved being able to make my own chilli oil massive thumbs up

Neil - Jul 05, 2018

Very tasty loved doing my own chili oil a massive thumbs up

Neil - Jul 05, 2018

Very tasty loved doing my own chili oil a massive thumbs up

Chris - Jul 05, 2018

Loved this’ really tasty. How do I save this recipe as a favourite?

Louise - Jul 05, 2018

Amazing

Rosie - Jul 05, 2018

Amaaaaaaaazing!!!

Abbigail - Jul 02, 2018

Tasty but a little dry, would have loved a bit more sauce.

Abbigail - Jul 02, 2018

We used beef mince instead of pork and it was super tasty, found it a little dry, would have loved a bit more sauce.

Charlotte - Jul 01, 2018

Love it!!

Sharon - Jun 30, 2018

Lovely flavour, a bit too much chilli for me but my son enjoyed the heat

Sumiko - Jun 28, 2018

Perfect ????????

chris - Jun 26, 2018

Bloody delicious. Period. The wife and my sons favourite so far, used more than the recommended amounts as I hoped for some leftovers. 3rd helpings saw that dream end!

Amy - Jun 24, 2018

Amazing!!!!

Sally - Jun 24, 2018

My favourite so far, very tasty and easy to make.

Melonie - Jun 24, 2018

Did with chicken and was delicious!!

Michael - Jun 23, 2018

Very nice, a heads up on how spicy using all of the chilli oil would be on the instructions would be a good addition

Samantha - Jun 21, 2018

Delicious, quick and easy for teatime

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