Shan noodles are an easy Burmese recipe where chicken or pork cooked in tomatoes, is served over a bed of rice noodles, sometimes served with broth.
Author: Mike Benayoun
1lbchicken(or pork), chopped
10oz.dried Shan noodles(rice noodles)
1(1-inch) piece ginger, peeled and chopped
2scallions, chopped (for garnishing)
Place the dried noodles in a large bowl of cold water.
Bring a large pot of water to boil. Turn off the heat, and place the dried rice noodles.
Heat oil in a large wok. Fry the onions, garlic and ginger for 6 to 8 minutes.
Add chili powder and continue to stir fry for a minute.
Add the chopped chicken (or pork), tomatoes, tomato paste, and stir well. Add soy sauce and sugar and cook over a medium heat for 15 minutes until all tomatoes are crushed.
Put a handful of noodles into a bowl. Add 4 tablespoons of chicken curry, crushed peanuts and adjust with soy sauce to taste. Add a few spring onions. Serve immediately with pickled mustard greens (optional).