Ree Drummond makes an easy, spicy ginger-chili noodle recipe that’s ready in minutes for a quick lunch or dinner. The Pioneer Woman star’s flavorful dish is perfect for anyone who likes a meal that isn’t too complicated.
Ree Drummond made the spicy ginger noodle recipe for her daughter
Drummond demonstrated how to make her spicy ginger-chili noodle recipe on an episode of The Pioneer Woman† She made the dish as part of a series of recipes for her daughter Paige, who has just graduated from college.
“Inspired by a viral cooking video, this ingenious way to prepare a noodle dish is perfect for anyone short on time but into Asian flavors,” explains the recipe introduction on the Food Network website. “It’s easy on the pocket and uses mostly stock ingredients.”
Drummond shared on her show, “I make super trendy simple spicy ginger noodles. Paige absolutely loves all kinds of noodles with Asian flavors, some spices, so I’m going to make a really popular trendy, almost viral noodle recipe with spicy peppers.
The Food Network host used kitchen scissors to cut green onions into a bowl, then added chopped ginger, garlic and crushed red pepper flakes and mixed the ingredients together.
“The reason this is a great recipe for graduates is that you can make it really quickly,” she explains. “And the taste is out the window, through the roof, incredible.”
She poured hot avocado oil over the mixture in the bowl. “It just hits those peppers and that garlic and it just turns into this great mixture,” Drummond said.
“You can let this sit for 20 to 30 minutes and it just gets stronger and stronger and spicier,” she told me. “I’ll leave it for three hours and then we’ll move on to making the noodles.”
Drummond put together the simple noodle bowl
After the ingredients had stood for a few minutes, she assembled the dish. “You can make this ahead of time and keep it in a jar at room temperature for a few days if you don’t want to use it all at once,” she noted.
Drummond cooked linguine pasta in boiling water, drained the noodles and added them to a bowl. “I really like long noodles when it comes to these types of dishes,” she explains. The Food Network host poured the spicy oil mixture over the noodles, added low-sodium soy sauce, toasted sesame oil, honey and siracha, and tossed everything while hot.
To serve, she put the spicy noodles in a bowl and garnished the dish with sliced green onions.
The full recipe is on the food network website.
Ree Drummond’s Simple Sesame Noodles Are Even Easier to Make
Drummond has another easy noodle dish that is ready in just 10 minutes. She wrote about her easy sesame noodle recipe in a 2010 blog post at: The Pioneer Woman website, which calls the dish “utterly divine”.
“Sometimes simple is best. Often simple is best. Usually simple is best,” she wrote. “There are so many wonderful, inherently delicious flavors in the simplest of ingredients, and you don’t always have to grind and bake and mix and whisk and sear and combine thousands of ingredients to to make something exceedingly delicious.”
Drummond continued, “Sesame noodles fall under that umbrella. This is a very simple recipe for tasty sesame noodles. You can eat them as is, you can combine them with delicious roasted beef tenderloin. You can fill them with red bell peppers, fresh coriander or cooked, chopped shrimp.”
She added, “I like them the way they are.”
Drummond cooked thin spaghetti, poured it out and kept it warm while she made an easy sauce. She whisked together soy sauce, garlic, sugar, rice vinegar, sesame oil, hot chili oil, canola oil, and hot water.
The Food Network host placed the noodles in a bowl, poured the sauce over them and tossed everything together until the pasta was well coated. Drummond garnish the dish with sliced green onions.
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