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Incredible Sichuan Ramen Noodles (1 Pot Lose Weight Recipe)

One of the tastiest of the belly fat burning foods is this fusion Sichuan Ramen Noodles Recipe with Tofu and Cabbage. The wonderful kick in this dish is the spice that hails from China. Found in the Sichuan province, famous for spicy food, comes the namesake pepper. 

Get ready to make losing weight deliciously spicy.

This recipe is a true fusion of various flavors, combined to create a taste sensation.

However the Star of the dish must be the Sichuan Pepper Corns.

Incredible Sichuan Ramen Noodles - Sichuan Pepper
Incredible Sichuan Ramen Noodles – Sichuan Pepper

What Is Sichuan Pepper?

Sichuan pepper comes from the seed husks of a plant that is native to the Sichuan Region of China.

The seed husks come from two species of the Prickly Ash shrub (Zanthoxylum), a member of the citrus family, and recognisable due to their pink-red coloration.

The colorful seed husk is the only part of the “peppercorn” used for Sichuan pepper. The inner part of the seed is discarded as it is unpalatable.

The remaining Sichuan pepper is then used whole or ground to make a powder. Most commonly known as an ingredient in Chinese savory and hot chili dishes, it is also one of the ingredients in 5 spice powder.

Its popularity is more due to the sensation it causes to the mouth when eaten, rather than for the flavor!

The initial taste is bitter, which is followed with a spiced heat causing numbness and finishes with a burst of citrus.

Other than this amazing taste sensation, the Sichuan Peppers main claim to fame is the powerful numbing sensation it causes when eaten.

Ramen And Tahini - Sichuan Ramen Noodles
Ramen and Tahini – Sichuan Ramen Noodles

This dish has nutty-tones from Tahini which help to balance the super spicy chili paste. 

Combine this with marinated Ramen noodles, crisp sweet cabbage and soft salty tofu and the dish comes to life.  Then prepare yourself for the taste to go supersonic when ground Sichuan Peppercorns are added to the mix!

Get ready to enjoy true flavor!  Beating belly fat never tasted so good!

The Belly Fat Burning Foods – Sichuan Ramen Noodle Soup Recipe With Tofu and Cabbage

Incredible Sichuan Ramen Noodles

Sichuan Ramen Noodles

Yield: 3
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

An absolute favorite with all the family! If you love big flavors, hot spice and silky soft noodles... then you'll love this dish. Teamed with crisp bites of spring onion, sweet hints from the cabbage and deep nutty undertones of the tofu and tahini you'll have your taste buds singing!

Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 6 tsp Sichuan Chili-Bean Sauce (Doubanjiang);
  • 6 tsp Tahini;
  • 1 1/2 tsp vegetable bouillon paste (low salt);
  • 1 1/2 tsp Chinese Rice Wine;
  • 1 1/2 tsp Light Brown Sugar (packed);
  • 3/4 tsp Black (or Smoked) Vinegar;
  • 3 cups shredded Napa Cabbage (or Bok Choy);
  • 9 ounces extra-firm tofu (½-inch cubes);
  • 3/4 tsp ground Sichuan Peppercorns;
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked rice ramen noodles (black or brown );
  • 1 1/2 tsp toasted sesame seeds;
  • 3 cups hot water.

Instructions

Prepare The Base.

Step 1 - Ingredients Prepare the soup base Ingredients, having all prepared and ready before you begin.

Prepare the Noodles.

Step 2 - Cook Noodles Cook your Rice Ramen Noodles (following pack guidelines). Once cooked rinse the noodles in fresh water and allow to drain fully while you prepare the soup base.

Add To Sealed Container.

Step 3 = Store Base Ingredients Add all other ingredients, apart from the 3 cups of hot water, to a large airtight container. Cover and seal with lid and place the container into the refrigerator for 1 to 3 days.

Heat Water.

Step 4 - Heat Water When you are ready to eat add the 3 cups of hot water to a saucepan over a medium heat. Remove your base mix of ingredients and shake or stir, then add to the water in the saucepan.

Add Base, Cook and Serve.

Step 5 - Cook And Serve Heat for 2 to 3 minutes and add the noodles and cook for a further 30 seconds.Stir the mixture well, and ladle into soup bowls. Let stand for a few minutes and garnish with fresh sliced spring onions before eating.

Notes

An Alternative Method:

  1. Use the same ingredients and preparation steps.
  2. Instead of 1 large container divide all ingredients into 3 airtight containers, cover and store in refrigerator for 1 to 3 days.
  3. When ready to eat, take one container out of the fridge, add 1/3 of the noodles and cup of water.
  4. Stir and cover.
  5. Place in the microwave for 1 to 2 minutes (or heat in a small saucepan)


A healthy and tasty equivalent to instant noodles! Great for students!

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 3 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 427Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 1003mgCarbohydrates: 53gFiber: 4gSugar: 6gProtein: 18g

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