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XO Sauce Noodles

   

Xo Sauce Noodles

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I always have a bottle of XO Sauce in the fridge, so I like to think of new uses for this ingredient. XO Sauce is a gourmet Cantonese seafood sauce made up of dried scallops & dried shrimps among other ingredients, and it can be eaten on its own as a condiment or used in stir-fries. This is my lazy, quick & simplified version of XO Sauce zha jiang mian 炸酱面 (“zha jiang mian” is a popular Northern China dish; it translates as fried meat sauce noodles). The result tastes gourmet, thanks to the XO Sauce. It definitely makes a quick and balanced one-dish meal with the blanched greens at the side.

Xo Sauce Noodles

                                           

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12 Responses to “XO Sauce Noodles”

  1. lisaiscooking — June 26, 2012 @ 4:40 am

    I love a quick meal like this! And, I think I could enjoy noodles for every meal.

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  2. tigerfish — June 26, 2012 @ 5:42 am

    This looks like Zhajiang Mian and I love it! Really need to get a bottle of XO sauce soon…

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  3. Juliana — June 26, 2012 @ 7:40 am

    Oh Wiffy, looking at your noddle I feel like having it for dinner…looks delicious and full of flavor…love the XO sauce.
    Thanks for the recipe and hope you have a wonderful week :)

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  4. masterofboots — June 26, 2012 @ 8:34 am

    i love how XO sauce adds a deluxe touch to anything

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  5. Michelle — June 26, 2012 @ 1:09 pm

    Hi Wiffy, love the easy recipe. I bought Woh Hup XO sauce before. It tasted good but there’s MSG listed in the ingredients. Which brand do you use? Michelle

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    • wiffy replied: — June 26th, 2012 @ 5:50 pm

      Hey Michelle, I use Lee Kum Kee brand – it’s good and if I am not wrong, no MSG added. Check out the photo on page 2.

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  6. Little Corner of Mine — June 27, 2012 @ 11:01 am

    I heart XO sauce so I loved this noodle dish!

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  7. daphne — June 27, 2012 @ 11:58 pm

    My first reaction was like tigerfish- like zha jiang mian! Simple is good!

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  8. MaryMoh — June 28, 2012 @ 1:29 am

    I’ve heard a lot about XO sauce but I don;t think I have ever tried or maybe I have eaten it without even knowing it…haha. Your dish looks very delicious. Would love that for lunch.

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  9. Christine's Recipes — June 29, 2012 @ 9:43 pm

    I’m a big fan of XO sauce, love everything that goes with this delicious sauce.

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  10. Mary — October 24, 2012 @ 6:35 pm

    Ive tried to use xo sauce to cook noodles,ands really delicious,thanks for the recipe on noob cook

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