Dan Dan Noodles

Recipe serves approximately 4-16 oz portions


  • 8 oz (about 2 cups) Rice Noodles
  • 1/2 cup Dan Dan Sauce (adjust to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon Sunflower Oil
  • 1/4 cup Tofu, diced (1x1 inch)
  • 1/4 cup Shiitake Mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/4 cup Tahini
  • 2 tablespoons Tamari Sauce (Gluten-Free Soy Sauce)
  • 1 tablespoon Date Paste
  • 1/4 cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Water
  • 1 teaspoon Sesame Seed Oil
  • 1/4 cup Bok Choy, chopped
  • 1/4 cup Scallions, diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper (adjust to taste)
  • A pinch of Cloves Ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon Crushed Szechuan Peppercorns


  • Cook the rice noodles according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  • In a large pan, heat the sunflower oil over medium heat.
  • Add tofu and shiitake mushrooms. Sauté until lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
  • In a bowl, whisk together the Dan Dan Sauce; tahini, tamari sauce, date paste, balsamic vinegar, water, and sesame seed oil, crushed red pepper, cloves, crushed szechuan peppercorns.
  • Add the Dan Dan Sauce mixture. Stir well and simmer for about 5 minutes.
  • Toss the cooked rice noodles in the sauce until well coated.
  • Stir in the bok choy and scallions and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes until the greens are wilted.
  • Serve your Dan Dan Noodles hot.