Hot and Sour Noodles Recipe – Just Like the Restaurants Make It

Who needs takeout when homemade tastes better and you’re in control of the ingredients. Next time when you crave Chinese food, instead of take-out, make this quick, easy and Incredibly delicious hot and sour noodles. Perfect comfort food and a a hearty meal, full of veggies, egg noodles and fried chicken, that’s ready in under 30 minutes!

Hot and Sour Noodles Recipe
Hot and Sour Noodles Recipe – Just Like the Restaurants Make It

This Hot and Sour Noodles Recipe makes a bright and healthy dinner for a small family. There are layers and layers of flavors in these easy noodles that are ready in 30 minutes. Soy sauce, hot pepper sauce, vinegar, ginger- garlic, red chili and tomato sauce coat the noodles beautifully. They’re hot and sour with a very subtle heat from the ginger and hot pepper sauce. Fried Chicken, Onion, Capsicum add texture and crunch. Olives and tomato add bright color.
I love the hot, spicy, salty, savory, garlicky and the slippery noodles. It’s all about the combination of textures and flavors — there’s tangy sauces, crispy fried Chicken, zesty vegetables, salty Egg noodles and chili flakes for heat.

A bowl of hot and sour slurping goodness. _ Just Like the Restaurants Make It!

These noodle bowls are a lightning fast dinner that the whole family is sure to enjoy. They are surprisingly easy to make from scratch, and you don’t need to worry about the questionable sodium ingredients that are listed in the store bought version.

What makes hot and sour Noodles HOT?

The heat in this hot and sour noodles comes from red pepper flakes and hot pepper sauce. The noodles has to be on the hotter side. The sourness comes from adding vinegar right at the end. If you add the vinegar in the beginning or towards the middle, the vinegar will evaporate during cooking. Which is why we add the vinegar right at the end.

These noodles will be your new go-to. Take it to work for lunch, take it to cookouts, make it for your family dinner. Trust me – you’ll knock their socks off with this one.

Bismillah let’s get started. 

Ingredients in Hot and Sour Noodles?

This Hot and Sour Noodles recipe is quick, requires few ingredients and is great for those days when you don’t have a lot of time to cook. The list of ingredients is so simple – red chilli flakes, ginger, garlic, onion, capsicum, tomato, chicken, soy sauce, hot pepper sauce, vinegar and egg noodles of course. These are things that are probably already in your pantry so its a quick and easy dinner to make which is ready in under 30 minutes. Perfect for last minute dinners!

How to make the Restaurant Style Hot and Sour Noodles (step by step instructions):

However, in order to get the restaurant like taste and texture it needs to be cooked in a certain way and this step by step recipe of Hot and Sour noodles explains it with photos and detailed instructions. The tips and serving ideas given after directions will also help you avoid some common mistakes which can ruin the dish.

Hot and Sour Noodles Recipe
1. Prepare the ingredients (this is the most time-consuming part of the recipe, but then it goes very quickly):
Chicken: Cut chicken breast into 1-inch cubes, mix with ginger garlic paste, egg white, Cornflour, soy sauce, chili sauce, vinegar, red pepper and salt to taste.  You can cook right away or leave to marinate for 30 minutes to blend flavors.
Vegetables: Chopped ginger and garlic and cut onion, capsicum, and Tomato in ¼ inch cubes and keep aside.
Hot and Sour Sauce: In a small bowl, whisk all the sauce ingredients, 1/2 cup water, 1/2 cup tomato ketchup, 2 tablespoon hot pepper Sauce, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 tablespoon Vinegar, salt and Pepper to taste, chili flakes. Set aside.
Egg Noodles: Cook the egg noodles in boiling water, add a little salt, cook for 5-7 minutes, then strain.

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