Asian dishes have long been familiar on our table. Some are limited to traditional Japanese sushi, others like soups or hot dishes. They are all United by the rich taste of spicy spices, which arranges a real explosion in the mouth. Boxes of noodles, supplemented with various ingredients, all used to order in the cafe. They are called wok, but this is not the name of the dish, and the method of preparation. This food is great for lunch, dinner or a quick snack. You can cook wok with chicken and vegetables at home. And, it will turn out not worse.
Udon noodles (wheat noodles) – 400 grams
Chicken fillet – 300 grams
Sweet pepper – 1 piece
Leek – 1 stem
Green beans – 150 grams
Hot pepper – 1 piece
Garlic – 4-5 cloves
Ginger root – 50 grams
Soy sauce – 100-150 milliliters
Sunflower oil for frying
It is best to cook in the wok. It is simply irreplaceable if you want to get a tasty and healthy dish. The secret of it is that due to its shape, it is well heated over the entire surface. And the point of contact with the little fire that provides heat at the bottom.
To begin, boil the wheat noodles Udon until ready. If you like, you can take buckwheat or rice. Throw it in a large amount of boiling salted water and cook for 6-8 minutes. The exact time is always written on the packaging and it varies depending on the manufacturer. It is always better to follow the instructions, as overcooked Udon noodles can not be saved. Regardless of the type of products that you have chosen (wheat, buckwheat, rice), they must be well washed under ice water. Otherwise, the noodles just stick together.
While the noodles are cooking – let’s start preparing other ingredients. By the time you throw them into the wok, they should be completely sliced – because they are prepared almost instantly.
Chicken fillet should be well washed and dried completely with a paper towel. It is cut into small strips. Be sure to cut across the grain. Small pieces can be cut arbitrarily, the SAI allows it.
Ginger clean and cut the root into strips. Hot pepper is not exempt from the seeds, but simply cut into rings – Asian cuisine is very spicy. Focus on your own taste buds and whether Udon noodles with chicken and vegetables are eaten by children. Vary the amount of hot pepper yourself. 4-5 medium garlic cloves chop with a knife small enough, but in such a way that the pieces were felt. For this reason, do not use a garlic Supplement.
In the bow-leek will use only the white part. Cut it into rings 3-5 mm thick. Sweet pepper my, freed from seeds and cut long thin strips.
If you use fresh green beans – it is enough to wash and dry well. If frozen, you have to pre-boil. Throw it in boiling, slightly salted water and allow to boil for 3-4 minutes. After that, rinse under ice running water. Thus, it will not only lose its bright color, but will remain aldente.
It’s time to fry everything. Oil take definitely good and odorless, it will not burn at a high temperature in a wok. Pour about 70 milliliters into the pan and let it heat well. Now works the basic principle is to throw and move.
The first to throw spices – ginger and hot pepper. They are quickly covered with boiling oil, so add garlic to them. Leeks will follow. Here we have all thoroughly. Professionals do this simply by moving the pan, but you can use a wooden spatula.
After about 20-30 seconds after the leeks, add the chicken. If you have a small wok – do it in two parts and do not forget to constantly interfere. Fry on the highest heat, which allows your plate. Chicken spends in a pan for about a minute – it’s time to green asparagus beans. We throw all at once and constantly mix . high temperature will do the trick and it will prepare almost instantly. The last chord before the noodles will be sweet pepper. He in no case should not fall apart and keep a light crunch. Add, stir, fry all together for about 30 seconds and reduce the heat to a minimum. Without ceasing to mix waiting for another 30-40 seconds. After that, pour the soy sauce. It should almost cover the meat with vegetables. If the pan is too hot and he evaporated – you can add after noodles. Allow all the flavors to make friends, Protasova all together for about a minute. Then add Udon noodles. Stir with forceps to spread the ingredients evenly. Cover with a lid and turn off the fire. Give to infuse for 1-2 minutes.
When serving Udon noodles with chicken and vegetables can be sprinkled with white or black sesame, coriander or chopped green onions.