Ginger Pork with Noodles

Serves 4

This is, because of the Chinese hoisin sauce, slightly sweet.  It is also good with out the basil.  This is a great quick meal in a bowl.


  • 200g (7oz) thick rice noodles
  • 1 tbsp peanut/sunflower oil
  • 2 tbsp grated ginger
  • 500g (1lb) minced pork
  • 50ml (2fl.oz)hoisin sauce
  • 115ml (4fl.oz) chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander
  • 1 tbsp shredded basil


  1. Put the rice noodles in boiling water and cook for about 8 minutes, or until tender. 
  2. Drain while the noodles are cooking heat the oil in a frying pan or wok, add the ginger and pork and cook for about 5 mins. 
  3. Add hoisin sauce and chicken stock and cook for 2 more minutes. 
  4. Toss in the coriander, basil and noodles, season to taste and serve straightaway.