Home cooked Zha Jiang Noodles


4 cloves of chopped garlics

150gms of minced chicken

8 chopped shitake mushroom

firm tofu, cut into small cubes

finely cut spring onions

shredded cucumber

1 tbsp of soybean paste

1 tsp of sesame oil

1/2 tsp of light soy sauce

dash of pepper

1.5 tsp of hoisin sauce


Cooking oil




Saute the garlics, when fragrant, add the minced chicken and cook till no longer pink.

Add mushroom and toufu.

Add the soybean paste, sesame oil, hoisin sauce, light soy sauce and pepper. Add a little water.

Dish it onto a plate of noodles, garnish with spring onions and cucumber.


I coated the cooked noodles with sesame oil and light soy sauce for added flavour before placing the cooked ingredients on top.