Sticky Spicy Pork with Vegetable Noodles

cook 30 mins
  • 1 kg (2 1/4 lb) thick streaky pork rashers
  • 2 tablespoons chilli sauce
  • 6 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 200 ml (7 fl oz) water
  • 200 g (7 oz) mangetout
  • 2 carrots, peeled and cut into matchsticks
  • 2 red chillies, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons peeled and grated fresh root ginger
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 300 g (10 oz) pack ready-cooked medium egg noodles
  • 25 g (1 oz) mint leaves, chopped
  • Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil, add the pork rashers, bring back to the boil and cook for 1 minute. Drain, pat dry with kitchen paper and put on a baking sheet.
  • Mix together the chilli sauce, 4 tablespoons of the hoisin sauce and the oyster sauce in a bowl, pour over the pork and toss to mix well. Place in a preheated oven, 240°C (475°F), Gas Mark 9, for 20 minutes or until sticky and cooked through.
  • Meanwhile, bring the measurement water to the boil in a large wok or frying pan, add the mangetout, carrots, red chillies and ginger, cover and cook for 2 minutes. Add the oil, noodles and remaining hoisin sauce and heat through for 2 minutes, then add the mint and toss to mix well.
  • Divide the noodles between warm bowls and serve immediately topped with the pork rashers.
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