Guilin rice noodles are a well-known Guangxi food and daily staple of people in Guilin. Like most southern cities, Guilin has little to offer in the way of flour.
There are many ways to prepare rice noodles and each yields a totally different flavor. Whether Guilin rice noodles are delicious or not depends on the marinade, which is made from dozens of herbs and spices.
- 200g dried rice noodles
- 1 tbsp soybeans
- 2 tbsp sour beans
- 2 tbsp peanuts
- 5g green onion
- barbecued pork
- 5mL vinegar
- 5g sugar
- 10mL marinade
- 5g chopped pepper
- Cut the green onion into short stalks. Cut the barbecued pork into small pieces. Set both aside.
- Put the dried rice noodles in a big bowl. Add the water and soak them for 5 hours.
- Add the water to a pot and heat it until it begins to boil. Add the rice noodles to the pot and boil for 4 to 5 minute, or until they soften. Make sure the rice noodles are not broken or cut.
- Dunk the rice noodles in cold water, then return them to the boiling water for another 20 seconds.
- Drain the rice noodles and heat the marinade with chopped pepper.
- Transfer the rice noodles into a clean bowl. Add the marinade, vinegar, sugar, green onion stalks, barbecued pork and the rest of ingredients. Mix and serve.