Garlic Noodles: One of the Old Time Favorites
Noodles are one of the all time favorites either for snacks or regular meals. Having garlic
noodles instead will even make it better. They’re not only delicious but because of garlic’s health properties,
they’re also very nutritious. The dish is prepared either with soup or without soup.The usual
ingredients are garlic and noodles of course and many other condiments in between. There are different kinds of
noodles to choose from. There are egg noodles, soba noodles, ramen noodles, spaghetti, rice stick noodles and more.
Again, you can cook the noodles with or without soup. You can stir-fry them if you want to. There are
many recipes you can make out from garlic and noodles as the principal ingredients. There’s the Japanese way of
cooking it; the Chinese way; the Korean way; and also the European and American have ways of cooking
Adding garlic to your menu will always give it something to look forwards to. Garlic makes
the food tastier as long as you follow the right procedure cooking the dish.
The tangy flavor is a good cover against the natural taste of some food which does not agree
with our tongue. The strong odors of garlic are not to assault your nose trills but to negate the unpleasant smell
of some of the foods.
Garlic head is composed of several cloves. A clove can be considered the unit of garlic’s
existence. The cloves are used for planting to propagate garlic and it’s used to designate how much garlic is
needed to cook the dish.
Like for example in cooking garlic noodles, for every 3 oz of noodles, you need to add 1
clove of garlic. The number of cloves will determine how garlicky the menu is. You don’t say half a head or one
third of a bulb.
So if you cook 3 oz of noodles, you will need, say, 3 cloves of garlic. Now, if you find that
too strong for your taste you can either use smaller cloves or reduce it to 2 or 2.5 cloves.
For sautéing, you may use butter or cooking oil. Three tablespoons will suffice. You may add
small size shrimps or chicken breast, shredded. Oregano, sugar, salt, pepper, soy sauce and others, are good
additional ingredients for your noodles.
Put water in a skillet and bring to a boil. Put the noodles to boiling water. The water should cover
the noodles completely. When noodles are tender enough, pour the water out and place noodles in a bowl
Put oil or butter to the skillet and place over a flame. When the oil begins to sizzle drop
the crushed garlic and wait till it turns pale brown. Pour all the other ingredients that you have and when they’re
almost cooked add the noodles and continue to stir to make sure that the noodles and the ingredients are evenly
Remove and transfer to a shallow dish and you have your garlic
noodles. This is a good health food for the family. Don’t use ingredients that have cholesterol in
You can add hot chicken broth to make a soup.