Chili Oil Noodles
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  • 6 ounces Asian noodles i.e. ramen or udon
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons green onions, finely sliced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons shallots, finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon Szechuan chili flakes
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup neutral oil with a high smoke point i.e. avocado oil
  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Chinese black vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 egg prepared to your liking, i.e. sunny side up, poached, soft-boiled


  • Step 1

    Bring a pot of water to boil and cook noodles until done. Drain and set aside.

  • Step 2

    Place garlic, ginger, green onions, ginger, shallots, chili flakes, sesame seeds, and sugar in a heat-safe bowl.

  • Step 3

    Heat oil in a small pan over medium-high heat until sizzling hot - about 350°F. Once hot, carefully pour oil into the bowl with the aromatics. Careful of splattering/sizzling oil!

  • Step 4

    To the same bowl, add soy sauce, black vinegar, sesame oil, and MSG. Mix all ingredients together.

  • Step 5

    Add chili oil to cooked noodles and mix until noodles are evenly coated. Serve with prepared egg on top. Enjoy!