SWEET AND SOUR CHICKEN RAMEN NOODLES

SWEET AND SOUR CHICKEN RAMEN NOODLES

INGREDIENTS:

5 cups water for boiling ramen

2 (3 ounce package) any flavor ramen noodle, discard seasoning packet

1/2 of a medium red bell pepper, cut into 1/8-inch thick slices

6 tablespoons sugar

1 level tablespoon cornstarch

1 cup water

3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar

1/4 cup ketchup

1 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce

2 cups (1/2 pound) cooked chicken, shredded or diced

INSTRUCTIONS:

Bring 5 cups of water to boiling while preparing sauce.

Place sugar and cornstarch in 12-inch skillet. Whisk to thoroughly combine. Turn heat to medium. Add water, vinegar, ketchup, and soy sauce. Bring to a boil, whisking constantly until sauce begins to thicken, about 4 minutes. Stir in chicken. Turn off heat.

Add red pepper slices to boiling water. Cook 2 minutes. Add ramen. Boil 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain well. Add to skillet. Turn heat up to medium low. Stir to incorporate into sauce. Cook for 1 minute.

Garnish with chopped scallion and sesame seeds to serve.

Makes 4 servings.

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