Asian Carryout Noodles Recipe -
Asian Carryout Noodles Recipe
  • READY IN 50 mins

Asian Carryout Noodles

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"Try this next time you have a hankering for takeout food. Soon, people may be knocking at your door for the recipe."

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Original recipe makes 2 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    50 mins


  1. In a large pot with boiling salted water cook angel hair pasta until al dente. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet heat canola and sesame oil over medium high heat. Saute onion and garlic until softened. Stir in chopped chicken, and cook until chicken browns and juices run clear. Stir in ginger, bok choy, chicken stock, sherry, soy sauce, and hoisin sauce. Reduce heat, and continue cooking for 10 minutes.
  3. Toss pasta with chicken mixture until well coated. Season with salt. Serve warm sprinkled with minced green onions.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 09, 2005

I rated this recipe with 5 stars as it is a perfect base recipe. Anyone can take this, play with it and make it suit specific taste preferences. If it is too oily, you have added TOO MUCH SESAME/CANOLA OIL. If it is not spicy enough for you, the ingredients listed are NOT spicy. You need to add red pepper flakes, curry or other spice of your choice to GET IT THAT WAY. Not enough flavor for you? Rummage through your spices and have at it! A nice twist to the hoisin sauce is to use black bean and garlic paste. Throw in a little fish sauce. Play with the veggies. Have FUN with this recipe!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 04, 2003

Easy. I altered a bit needs color. Added mushrooms, red bell pepper and baby corn. also more chicken and sauce.

Jan 08, 2004

After eating this meal (I tried it out on the family this Saturday night 3/24/2001), my husband and I talked about it and decided a variation would be good. This is only a suggestion but, we thought use less ginger (1/2 tbsp would be good), less pasta (probably 4-6 oz), more soy sauce (about 1 tbsp more), more hoisin sauce (about 1 tbsp more), more chicken (I used a 9oz time trimmers box, so I would double that), and add about 1 cup of fresh sliced mushrooms. I'm going to try that variation next shopping trip. Otherwise, thanks so much for sharing this recipe, it's totally awesome! and once you get all the ingredients together...totally easy to cook!

Mar 19, 2005

This was really great! The only reason why I didn't give it 5 stars is because I think it needs more vegetables.It is a great base recipe, and if you like more flavor- just add it! I personally like more of a sesame flavor, so I added more sesame seeds. More Bok choy is absolutely necessary! Thank you for the recipe! My husband and I really enjoyed it.

Nov 09, 2005

My family loves this. I use the whole bok choy (not just the leaves). I separate the stalk of the bok choy from the leaves. Cut the stalks up and cook those with the onions (I use lots of onions too). Then add the bok choy leaves at the end like the recipe says.

Aug 20, 2009

This is one of my husband and I's favorite, go-to recipes. The flavors are bold, the prep is simple and it has a lot of room to play. We love ginger and always add more. I agree with others that it's low on veggies, so we always add more bok choy, sometimes snap peas, but usually just enjoy its simplicity as is. *Suggestion: slice the chicken into thin, bite-size strips instead of cubing it (helps if meat is slightly frozen). It allows the meat to soak up the sauce better and over a greater surface area.

Jan 27, 2006

Stunning... however I do find that adding a bit more hoi-sin sauce and soy sauce make the flavour quite a bit stronger.

Jul 23, 2003

I love this recipe. I could eat this stuff daily..along with all of the other wonderful recipes on this site. My mother in law makes her own version that I thought was hard to beat until I found this recipe. My thanks to you Christine.


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  • Calories
  • 499 kcal
  • 25%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 75.4 g
  • 24%
  • Cholesterol
  • 35 mg
  • 12%
  • Fat
  • 9.2 g
  • 14%
  • Fiber
  • 5.5 g
  • 22%
  • Protein
  • 28.1 g
  • 56%
  • Sodium
  • 1257 mg
  • 50%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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