Red Pork Noodles (Moo daang)

Red Pork Noodles (or Moo Daang) is one of the most famous streetfoods you will find EVERYWHERE in Bangkok! This dish is a big hit in my family. It has such a great flavors combination! The red pork, egg noodles and the sauce are meant to be together. Try make it once and you will want to make it more! Guaranteed 🙂

prep. 10 min (not include marinating time) + cook 45 min >> total 55 min >> 5 – 7 servings

Ingredients
Marinating sauce;
2 strips pork tenderloin
1 pkg red pork seasoning
1 cup water
2 tsp honey
2 tsp sesame oil
1 tbsp sesame seeds (optional)

Red sauce;
½ cup water
1 ½ cornstarch

Noddles;
1 pkg egg noodles
roasted garlic (homemade ingredient, easy!)

Garnish;
diced green onion & cilantro, slivered red onion, and crushed roasted peanuts

Step one – Marinating Pork

  • Mix red pork seasoning with water, honey, sesame oil and sesame seeds together.
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Speed up the marinating process by forking the pork tenderloin (my personal trick).
  • Marinate pork tenderloin in a large bowl or a ziplock bag for 30 min. or overnight in refrigerator.

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Step two – Cook the pork (save the marinating sauce!)

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  • Preheat oven 375˚F. Place the pork on a pan. Bake for 25 minutes.
  • Turn the heat up to 400˚F. Flip the pork and let it cook for another 15 minutes.
  • Let the pork rest 5 min before serve.

Step three – Make the red sauce (think of it as a gravy)

  • At low heat, add the rest of the marinating sauce into a sauce pan. Occasionally stir until the sauce starts to boil.
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In a sauce pan, LOW heat.
  • Add a half cup of water mix with 1 ½ tbsp. cornstarch into the sauce. Mix well together.
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Red sauce is ready!
  • Occasionally stir. Wait until the sauce starts to boil. Turn the heat off.

Step four – Make roasted garlic (Follow the steps here, very easy!)

Step five – Cook the noodles         

  • In boiling hot water, add egg noodles. Stir and turn the heat off.

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  • Wait until the noodles are soft (approx. 3 – 5 min). Drain the water.
  • Add roasted garlic with oil into the noodles and mix.

Step six – Prepare to serve

  • Add noodles into a bowl, follow with red pork and the sauce.
  • Garnishing with green onion, cilantro, slivered red onion, crushed roasted peanuts and a tiny more roasted garlic.

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  • Mix everything together before eat. Enjoy!
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Add some crushed chili pepper and lime juice to spice up the dish!

 

 

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