Peppery Soup Noodles with Shrimp Balls


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    as a hearty, one-bowl meal .
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By Barbara Tropp

Published 1982

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Soup noodles are the great wayfarer’s snack and street food of China—a meal in a bowl, combining the slippery fun of noodles and the warm nourishment of soup. Travelers record the soup noodles they had in this or that province, students nearly always live on soup noodles from a favorite stall, and my favorite Chinese detective hero, Judge Dee, almost never solves a murder without downing a bowl of soup noodles somewhere along the way. (Judge Dee, a famous T