Chinese macaroni. A beautiful bowl of macaroni adorned with Chinese spices and assorted vegetables. This delicious twist to classic pasta is the right way to sneak greens into your diet. Without a doubt, this nutritious pasta is going to be a weeknight favorite.
Welcome to the crazily delicious world of fusion recipes. The truth is recipes that bring together different cuisines have been on the spotlight for the past few years. Yes, you can find them everywhere, from the World Wide Web to the trendy restaurants and of course, right in your kitchen.
So, in case you are looking for a new innovative recipe, listen up. I’ve an amazing recipe for you today – Chinese macaroni. Yes, you read that right. Macaroni cooked with Chinese sauces. Think a good noodle stir fry loaded with vibrantly-hued veggies. In this recipe, we are going to substitute noodles with macaroni.
Start with macaroni. To cook them, follow the instructions on the package. While pasta is cooking, make the stir fry. First, cook minced chicken. Use a wooden spoon to break down the lumps and cook them until browned.
The veggies go in next, and this includes carrots, bell peppers (capsicum), mushrooms and white part of spring onions (scallions). You can also add in your favorite veggies like broccoli, green beans, peas etc.
Now, the one ingredient that adds so much flavor to this Chinese macaroni – chicken cube. Just crumble it directly into the stir fry. The next level of flavor comes from the Chinese sauces. Soy sauce and tomato sauce (ketchup). A touch of white vinegar gives it an authentic taste.
The addition of chili sauce is totally optional. If you love a bit of heat in your macaroni, chili sauce or even sriracha sauce will be good. Now, to the last part of this Chinese macaroni recipe. Add the cooked macaroni and sprinkle with some black pepper powder. Remember soy sauce and tomato sauce add enough salt to the macaroni, so make sure you check the seasoning prior to adding more salt.
Time to grab your fork and dig in!
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