Recipes and Cooking Sesame Dan Dan Noodle Bowl 4.2 (6) Our rendition of dan dan noodles is a takeoff on the traditional dish from China's Szechuan province. By David Joachim David Joachim Facebook Instagram Twitter Website David Joachim has been a full-time food writer since 1993. He holds a master's degree in English language and literature from Binghamton University, where he taught writing classes for three years. He has authored, edited or collaborated on more than 50 cookbooks, including The Science of Good Food, an IACP Award winner and James Beard Award finalist, and A Man, a Can, a Plan, a series of cookbooks that has sold more than one million copies. He co-authored the Mastering Dough trilogy of cookbooks with James Beard Award-winning Philadelphia chef Marc Vetri. He co-wrote the Food Science column for Fine Cooking magazine from 2011 to 2018, and he writes DigestThis.news, a roundup of essential food news from farm to fork. He is also the Editorial Director of WickedKitchen.com, a plant-based food website. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on March 25, 2016 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Total Time: 35 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 8 ounce dried round Chinese egg noodles or spaghetti 2 tablespoon soy sauce 2 tablespoon tahini (sesame seed paste) 1 tablespoon seasoned rice vinegar 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil 1 teaspoon sriracha sauce 2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 tablespoon peanut or canola oil 8 ounce uncooked lean ground pork ⅓ cup finely chopped dill pickles 2 cloves garlic, minced Sliced green onions, fresh cilantro leaves, coarsely chopped peanuts, and/or crushed Szechuan or whole black peppercorns Directions Cook noodles according to package directions; drain. Meanwhile, in small saucepan whisk together soy sauce, tahini, vinegar, sesame oil, and sriracha. Stir in broth; heat over low heat. In wok or large skillet heat peanut oil over high heat. Add pork and cook until browned, breaking up meat. Drain off any fat. Add pickles and garlic; cook about 2 minutes more or until pork is crispy. Divide noodles among serving bowls. Spoon broth mixture over noodles and top with pork mixture. Garnish with onions, cilantro, peanuts, and/or crushed peppercorns. Aya Brackett Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 311 Calories 16g Fat 27g Carbs 15g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 311 % Daily Value * Total Fat 16g 21% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 26mg 9% Sodium 686mg 30% Total Carbohydrate 27g 10% Total Sugars 1g Protein 15g Vitamin C 1.8mg 9% Calcium 33.7mg 3% Iron 1mg 6% Potassium 274mg 6% Folate, total 17.6mcg Vitamin B-12 0.3mcg Vitamin B-6 0.3mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.