Paris Noodles

Preparation info

  • Serves


    as a main course,
    • Difficulty


Appears in

China Moon Cookbook

By Barbara Tropp

Published 1992

  • About

This is the sprightly noodle cousin to our Paris Salad. Light, spicy, and alive with crunchy textures, it’s a fine example of a dish of pseudo-Chinese cool noodles.

The various slicings and dicings may be done in advance.


  • ¼ cup dried tree ears
  • ¼ pound fresh white bean sprouts
  • ½


  1. Soak the tree ears in 3 cups cold water until supple, about 30 minutes. Rinse well to dislodge any grit. Pinch off any tough or woody bits; tear into nickel-size pieces.
  2. Blanch the bean sprouts in boiling water for 15 seconds. Refresh in ice water. Cover with water and