Martin Yan’s Noodle Salad with Black Bean and Mint Dressing


Martin Yan is one of my favorite chefs

Noodle Salad with black bean and mint dressing
From: Martin Yan’s Chinatown Cooking

8 ounces fresh chinese egg noodles (I think mine are wheat?)
1 cup sweet pea sprouts or bean sprouts
Cook noodles in a large pot of boiling water, drain, rinse with cool water and drain again

For the noodle dressing:
1/4 cup chopped mint
1 tbls black bean garlic sauce
1 tbls soy sauce
1 1/2 tsp chili garlic sauce
1 1/2 tsp minced garlic
1 tsp sesame oil
1 tsp sugar

Mix all dressing ingredients in large bowl. Toss the noodles with a handful of pea or bean sprouts in the dressing

Shred up napa or regular cabbage to make 3 cups.

Cabbage Dressing:
2 tbls rice vinegar
2 tbls honey ( i used agave nectar)

mix two ingredients together until sugar is dissolved. Toss with the cabbage.

To serve, mound dressed cabbage on platter or bowl, top with the dressed noodles.

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