Noodles are the best. They really are. The best part about noodles is that you can cook them with any type of ingredient. All you have to do is pick ingredients from the Coles catalog, and you are good. Noodles are a quick meal that can fill your bellies and save you the time.
Today, we are going to tell you all about a new combo for a dish that involves noodles. Spoiler alert, it contains one of the most sought after ingredients in the Coles catalog for this week – noodles. This dish is the product of many hasty dinner situations. However, the best part is that it always comes out well.
Chilli garlic noodles are our pick of the day. This meal is a must-have. It can quickly be cooked with Coles fantastic array of ingredients and condiments. Chilli garlic noodles are sticky. They have a unique flavor that is almost unrivaled. Of course, they can be garnished with a wide array of toppings and seasons.
These noodles are the product of an exquisite combination of chili garlic, red peppers, peanuts, and scallions. The result — an amazingly easy-to-prepare dish that tastes delicious. For those who like chicken, you can also add small bite-sized pieces of chicken. If you don’t like chicken, Tofu also works great.
This dish is not a hugely popular meal. However, we can teach you how to make it in simple, easy steps. There is no need to worry about getting the ingredients to prepare this meal to perfection. The main component of this meal are noodles which can easily be obtained from the famous Coles catalog.
Coles Chilli garlic noodles – A brief description
We are sure you are familiar with rice noodles. You can also use pad Thai rice as context. Pad Thai rice is usually silly and slippery. It’s a great meal if you love to twirl your meal with a fork. The first thing you should know about chili garlic noodles is that they are different from your standard rice noodles. Of course, they look the same way. However, they are not prepared in the same way.
The first thing you should know is that chili garlic noodles are sticky. Don’t get scared. They are not overly sticky. However, these noodles are sticky enough that you can’t twirl them silky-like with your fork. These noodles are different – in a good way. They are thick, dense, chewy, and don’t forget; they are saucy. They get tangled into your fork in a yummy kind of way.
Why we like the chili garlic noodles
This Coles recipe meal is a great dish for so many reasons. Unfortunately, we won’t be able to discuss them all in this article. The first reason we love this meal is that it can work with the same sauce as stir fry noodles. It’s just like your run-of-the-mill back pocket noodle stir-fry. You already have all of the ingredients in your Coles catalog. We can be sure you are definitely going to enjoy cooking these noodles.
The second best thing about this meal is that it is adaptable. If you love chicken, you can add it to your chili garlic instant noodles. Do you prefer veggies? Well, any kind of vegetable can work. You can also experiment with the nut toppings. Some people prefer to use cashew nuts. In the same vein, other people use peanuts. Both nuts work to exquisite taste.
You can experiment with the sauce and seasoning. You can use cilantro, or you can choose to stick with green onion. Also, you can go with a lime squeeze if you are feeling adventurous. The chili garlic noodles is a blank canvas of a meal waiting for you to stamp your authority on them.
The third reason why we love this dish? It’s sticky. We know that many readers who are familiar with recipes from the Coles catalog may not be particularly psyched about this stickiness. Trust us; it tastes super amazing. Since you cook this meal with an instant pot, the starch, and the sauce mix together to create a one-of-a-kind sticky deliciousness.
If you are not exactly comfortable with the stickiness, we will discuss an alternate cooking recipe that can help you reduce this characteristic. It’s a little more hands-on than the traditional method, but we are sure you can handle it. Let’s dive right into cooking chili garlic noodles.
Ingredients you need to cook chili garlic instant noodles
- 2 spoons of brown sugar
- 2 spoons of white vinegar
- 1/2 cup of soy sauce
- 1 spoon of chili garlic
- 1 spoon of olive oil
- 2 cups of water
- 8 oz. of uncooked brown rice noodles
- 1 lb. raw chicken cut into bite-sized pieces
- 2 red bell peppers sliced into thin strips
- Peanuts, green onions and cashew nuts for garnishing
How to cook
Cooking chili garlic noodles is as simple as it gets. All you need to do is place all of the ingredients listed above in an instant pot. Put all of the ingredients except the red bell peppers. Allow the mixture to cook for about 3-5 minutes.
After the mixture has cooked, mix in the red bell peppers. You can add more water and oil to taste. After doing this, the resulting mixture will be sticky. That’s totally normal. You can also add sauce while serving with garnishes.
If you want less sticky noodles, there is a simple alternative you can explore. You can start by reducing the amount of water to 1/2 a cup. Soak your Coles catalog noodles in cold water using a separate bowl. Add all of the ingredients to the pot except your red pepper and rice noodles. Remember that your bell pepper can be gotten from the Coles catalog for this week. Cook the resulting mixture for about 5 minutes.
Afterward, add a tablespoon of the cornstarch slurry to thicken the sauce. Then, add the already soaked noodles and raw pepper to the mixture. Allow the resulting combo to warm together.
Trying to cook up a quick meal using ingredients from the Coles catalog for this week? Then you should try out this chili garlic instant noodles recipe. It’s quick, delicious, and tastes incredible!