Friday, April 10, 2009

Chinese Noodle Soup with Ground Turkey and Pickled Mustard Greens

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Since I bought those lovely noodles from Bamboodles Restaurant - San Gabriel, I couldn't let them go to waste. With fresh noodles, the rest of the ingredients take a backseat so the noodles can really shine.

This soup was inspired by the pork and Szechuan pickles at Luscious Dumplings, Inc. - San Gabriel. I didn't have any pork on hand so I substituted with ground turkey instead. Chopped up some Chinese pickled mustard greens and I was good to go.



Use any type of noodle you want. You could even use this method to doctor up packaged ramen noodles.


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Chinese Noodle Soup with Ground Turkey and Pickled Mustard Greens

For about 2 servings, you'll need:

If you have the time and pork bones, make Canh (Vietnamese Soup Broth), otherwise just make a quick broth per the directions below.

8 oz package of wheat or ramen noodles
1/4 lb ground turkey or ground pork
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp soy sauce
1/2 cup Chinese pickled mustard greens, thinly sliced

In a pot on medium-high heat, saute the 1/4 lb ground turkey with 1/2 tsp salt and 1 tsp soy sauce. When the turkey meat is cooked, add about 4 cups water and let simmer. Taste and season if necessary.

Boil the noodles. Drain and set aside.

Thinly slice the pickled mustard greens.

Check on the broth and if it is to your liking, prepare the bowls. Add the noodles into the bowls. Ladle broth and ground turkey. Top off with pickled mustard greens.

A super quick dinner in minutes.


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Enjoy!

Other noodle soups you might like:
Budae Jjigae (Korean Army Base Stew)
Bun Bo Hue (Vietnamese Hue-Style Beef Noodle Soup)
Bun Rieu Cua Tom Oc (Vietnamese Crab and Shrimp Rice Vermicelli Noodle Soup with Snails)
Chicken Noodle Soup
Crock Pot Pho Bo (Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup)
Hu Tieu Saigon (Vietnamese Clear Noodle Soup with Barbecued Pork and Shrimp)
Mi Hoanh Thanh (Vietnamese Wonton Noodle Soup)
Mi Vit Tiem Chay (Vietnamese Vegetarian Duck Chinese Five-Spice "Duck" Egg Noodle Soup)
Pho Bo (Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup)
Pho Ga (Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup)
Shichimenchou (Japanese Turkey Bone) Ramen
Shio (Japanese Salt) Ramen

*****
1 year ago today, Ta Prohm - Cambodia.
2 years ago today, a super-healthy dinner of kinpira (Japanese sauteed gobo root (burdock) and carrot matchsticks) and roasted gobo root.

2 comments:

  1. You made me drool for this noodle. I have been looking for a recipe with Mustard greens, and voila! I am your new follower, come visit me sometimes :-)

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  2. Self Sagacity,
    It's the sour mustard greens that I love so much.

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