Fried Noodles


Appears in

Mrs. Chiang’s Szechwan Cookbook

By Ellen Schrecker

Published 1976

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Dinner: Menu — Flavor: Unique — Meal: One-Dish

We ate so much and so well on Taiwan that, in retrospect, it is hard to single out anyone dish or meal as being particularly memorable. All the fabulous banquets run together into a delicious blur, and, strangely enough, what stands out the most is the simple dish of chaomian, or fried noodles, that we ate in a tiny hamlet on the east coast of Taiwan. We had just emerged from a hike through the uninhabited mountains of central Ta