With the Dan Dan Sauce from Chinese Laundry in your kitchen arsenal, you’re never more than 10 minutes away from a delicious meal. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a hurried home cook, this sauce transforms simple noodles into something amazing.
Dan Dan noodles, hailing from Sichuan province in China, are a seamless blend of chewy noodles drenched in a savory, spicy sauce made from chili oil, Sichuan peppercorns, sesame or peanut paste, and minced meat. As for the name “Dan Dan”, it refers to the bamboo poles that street vendors traditionally used to carry their cooking pots . Over time, these noodles have evolved, with regional and international variations emerging.
This recipe is for the meatless, straight-out-of-the-jar version, but you can add minced pork or beef (fried until slightly crispy) if you wish.
Dan Dan Sauce$18.00