Ants Climbing a Tree


Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a main dish .
    • Difficulty


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By Barbara Tropp

Published 1982

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A justly famous, very spicy Szechwanese classic, so named because the dots of meat scattered throughout the noodles are thought to resemble ants. Think what you will of the name, but it is positive addiction for chili lovers and texture fiends. The little cubes of carrots, an untraditional touch, lend color and dash.

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