20 minute Spicy Chili Garlic Noodles

🌶️ Shake up your taste buds with our Plant-Based, Gluten Free Chili Garlic Noodles – ready in under 20 mins with less than 10 ingredients! 🍜🔥 Quick, easy, and oh-so-tasty! Say goodbye to boring meals and hello to flavor-packed simplicity! 🌱

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In the hustle and bustle of our busy lives, finding a quick and delicious meal that doesn’t compromise on taste is a true gem. Enter our Plant-Based Chili Garlic Noodles – a delightful dish that takes just 20 minutes to whip up, using less than 10 ingredients. Perfect for those busy weeknights or lazy days when cooking seems like a daunting task!

Chili Garlic Noodles

Why Lotus Foods Rice Ramen?

Aside from its quick cooking time, Lotus Foods Rice Ramen brings a nutritional punch to our dish. Made with organic brown rice flour and organic millet flour, these noodles are not only gluten-free but also pack in essential nutrients. Plus, they add a nutty and satisfying texture to the overall dining experience.

Perfect for Busy Nights

This Plant-Based Chili Garlic Noodles recipe is a lifesaver for those evenings when you crave a delicious meal but lack the time or energy for an elaborate cooking session. In just 20 minutes, you can treat yourself to a plate of piping hot, flavor-packed noodles that are guaranteed to satisfy your cravings.

Chili Garlic Noodles

Customize with Vegetables

Take this dish to the next level by experimenting with your favorite veggies. These noodles go great with bok choy, carrots, green beans, and broccoli -you can also steam them or saute them on the side (which is what I typically do).

chili garlic noodles

What Ingredients do I need?

  1. Garlic: The flavor powerhouse! Freshly minced garlic brings a rich and savory taste, setting the stage for a delicious noodle experience.
  2. Tamari: Think of it as the umami conductor. Tamari adds a savory, soy-based depth to our dish, ensuring a satisfying flavor in every bite. This is my favorite organic tamari!
  3. Rice Vinegar: A touch of brightness! Rice vinegar adds a hint of acidity, balancing the savory and spicy notes for a well-rounded taste.
  4. Chili Flakes: Spice it up! Chili flakes bring the heat, allowing you to customize the dish to your preferred spice level.
  5. Green Scallions: The freshness factor! Both the white and green parts of the scallions add a mild onion flavor and a visually appealing touch.
  6. High-Quality Veggie Broth: The flavor base! A good veggie broth provides a savory foundation, letting all the other ingredients shine in harmony. I’ve always ONLY trusted Pacific Veggie Broth!
  7. Chili Oil: The secret kick! Drizzle chili oil for an extra layer of heat and a touch of luxurious richness to complete the flavor profile.

Chili Garlic Noodles

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Chili Garlic Noodles



Rice Ramen - I used the whole bag (4 ramen pouches)

1-1.5 tbs avocado oil (optional - omit to make it oil-free)

4 cloves garlic - minced

1.5 cups scallions (white parts separated and green part separated)

3.5 tbsp Tamari

2 tsp rice vinegar

1/2 cup organic veggie broth

1-1.5 tbsp chili flakes (adjust according to taste)

1 tbsp hot chili oil (optional - omit to make it oil-free)



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  1. Cook noodles according to package instructions (tip: use chopsticks to separate the noodles and prevent them from sticking to each other)

  2. Chop your scallions, separating the white parts and green parts.

  3. In a deep pan or wok, add the oil, white parts of the scallions, and garlic - saute for 2-3 minutes on medium heat. Be sure to keep mixing so the garlic doesn’t burn.

  4. Add the chili flakes and saute for another 2 minutes

  5. Add the veggie broth, tamari, and rice vinegar and bring to a boil

  6. Let the sauce simmer for 5-7 minutes on medium-low heat. If it looks a little on the thicker side, add a tbsp of broth at a time until you reach your desired consistency.

  7. Add the cooked ramen noodles and toss until they are well combined with the sauce.

  8. Add the chili oil on top, toss again until well incorporated

  9. Garnish with the green parts of the scallions and enjoy :)

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