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Fresh and full of flavor, this glass noodles pork stir fry will become your favorite quick lunch noodle bowl. Clear, cellophane noodles- whatever you call them, are delicious and widely popular in Thai and Chinese cuisine.
Everybody have something in their pantry they can’t live without and sometimes it takes more place then should?
In my house is clear(glass) noodles. It’s so easy to make any noodle bowls with them ! Just let them soak in a hot water for 5 minutes, garnish with veggies or cooked meat and it’s ready to eat! Variations are endless.
Stir fry lover? Try my another yummy recipe – Tilapia rice noodles stir-fry
What are glass noodles made of?
This noodles are made of a starch ( most popular are bean starch , yum or potato starch). I personally enjoy made with bean starch most.
When i lived in Russia, this Chinese vermicelli were so popular , especially in Siberian part of Russia ( close to China)
We would just mix glass noodles with fried beef strips, hot sauce and soy sauce. It makes an appetizer or a fantastic main dish!
How do you cook clear noodles?
- Boil water on the stove
- Add cellophane noodles and let them soak there for about 15 minutes
- Drain liquid . Mix noodles with your favorite sauce , meat or vegetables
Pork stir fry recipe
Most common version of stir fry is with vegetables and some kind of protein.
You never know how much your toddler can eat until you give them clear noodle bowl. My kids were licking their plates asking for more ! Win!
Glass noodles pork stir fry
- 2 Oz Clear(glass) noodles
- 1 Lb Pork butt
- 1/2 Yellow onion
- 1 Red bell pepper
- Green onions for garnish
- 2 Teaspoon Hoisin sauce
- 2 Tablespoon Soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon sesame oil
- Heat sesame oil in a pan. Slice onion and bell pepper very thin and cook over medium high heat for about 5 minutes, stirring, until very fragrant.
- Add sliced pork, soy sauce and hoisin sauce. Cook on medium for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Meanwhile cook glass noodles according to your package directions( usually just let them sit in a hot water for 5 minutes, then drain)
- Turn the heat off and stir in noodles in to the pan with pork. Add more soy sauce if needed
- Garnish with chopped green onions
Nutrition information is provided as a courtesy and is an estimate only. This information comes from online calculators.
Saturday 14th of January 2023
Made one change- used carrots instead of peppers. I thought it was great. My husband said he preferred the recipe using rice.
Monday 3rd of September 2018
I made this for dinner and it was a hit with the whole family. The hoisin added a lovely sweetness that the kids loved. Definitely one to make again :D
Monday 3rd of September 2018
This is the exact recipe I've been looking for! I have never made anything with clear noodles before, but I have the meanest of cravings!