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 like the 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 for 4 servings:

  • 500g pork mince
  • 1Tbsp honey
  • 6 spring onions
  • 4 medium egg noodle nests (GF if necessary)
  • 300g tenderstem broccoli (or green beans)
  • sesame seeds /sesame oil (optional)
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Our 20 minute recipe

  1. Make your own chilli oil

    Gently toast the Chilli Oil Mix in a large pan (with no oil) for 40 secs, taking care not to burn the spices. Then add 4 tbsps of oil. Stir for 20 secs then pour it into a small bowl and keep it aside as your chilli oil for later.

  2. Cook the pork mince

    In the same pan, fry the pork mince in some oil for 2 mins over high heat.

    Add the Dan Dan Stock pot and fry until the pork is crisp and brown (see tip above).

    Add the Sichuan Paste and 1 tbsp honey and fry for 2 mins.

    Stir in the spring onions, then turn the heat off.

  3. Boil the noodles and veg

    Boil the noodles in a separate pan for 2 mins.

    Add the broccoli/beans to the noodles and cook for 4 more mins, or until both are tender.

    Drain the veg and noodles then add to the pork. Turn the heat back on to medium and mix it all up.

  4. Serve

    Serve the noodles with your chilli oil drizzled over. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and a drizzle of sesame oil (if using).

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Sichuan Dan Dan Noodles Top Reviews

Carla - 6th June 2020

Loved this meal . Beautiful flavours , easy to prepare , gorgeous to look at it when cooked and put together . First time using Simply Cook and highly impressed . Cooking the second meal tonight and excited about it . I used to get quite frustrated with having to make decisions about what to cook for the family and this makes life so much easier and the meals together a lot more interesting and tasty ????

Carla - 6th June 2020

Loved this meal . Beautiful flavours , easy to prepare , gorgeous to look at it when cooked and put together . First time using Simply Cook and highly impressed . Cooking the second meal tonight and excited about it . I used to get quite frustrated with having to make decisions about what to cook for the family and this makes life so much easier and the meals together a lot more interesting and tasty ????

Angela - 6th June 2020

Delicious! Our first meal. Easily stretched to feed 5 average portions.

Angela - 6th June 2020

Delicious! Our first meal. Easily stretched to feed 5 average portions.

Claire - 6th June 2020

I really enjoyed this meal. Initially I was worried about the spice eating but that's just the chilli oil element. Straightforward ingredients for a easy meal.

Claire - 6th June 2020

I really enjoyed this meal. Initially I was worried about the spice eating but that's just the chilli oil element. Straightforward ingredients for a easy meal.

Wern - 6th June 2020

Lauren - 6th June 2020

I made this using frozen green beans and they worked really well. It was a nice tasty midweek tea and a good alternative to the usual stir fry.

Angela - 5th June 2020

This was so so good

Angela - 5th June 2020

This was so so good

Jayne - 4th June 2020

Needed more taste

Rochelle - 4th June 2020

So good. I put half broccoli and beans and my 4 year old loved it.

Rochelle - 4th June 2020

So good. I put half broccoli and beans and my 4 year old loved it.

Donna - 3rd June 2020

My favourite so far, SO delicious

Donna - 3rd June 2020

My favourite so far, SO delicious

David - 3rd June 2020

Add more veg like peppers and sugar snaps

David - 3rd June 2020

Add more veg like peppers and sugar snaps

Samantha - 3rd June 2020

Asher liked it. It was tasty but not amazing

Jayne - 2nd June 2020

Really nice. A tiny bit oily so we didn't use the chilli oil.

Jayne - 2nd June 2020

Really nice. A tiny bit oily so we didn't use the chilli oil.

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