Cry Baby Noodles Recipe

Today I will show you how I made my Cry Baby Noodles, inspired by the Netflix movie ” Hunger.” I’ve heard a lot of people raving about this dish, and trust me, it lives up to the hype! It’s not only delicious but also super quick to make. The amazing flavors come from a mix of spicy chili paste, soy sauce, and a touch of sweetness. Also, You can whip up this dish in just 25 minutes. If you’re a fan of Thai dishes like Pad Thai, you’re going to love these Cry Baby Noodles!

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What is Cry Baby Noodles?

Cry Baby Noodles is a yummy dish inspired by the Netflix movie “Hunger.” It’s made with soft noodles, Dried Shrimp and fish Tofu, and bell peppers, all mixed in a saucy blend of XO Sauce, oyster sauce, chili garlic sauce, and a bit of brown sugar. You might notice I switched up some ingredients in this recipe. Instead of XO sauce, I used soy sauce. Also, I replaced dried shrimp and fish tofu with chicken. And for a twist, I swapped bell pepper with carrots and celery. These changes add a special touch to the dish!

What do Cry Baby Noodles taste like?

Cry Baby Noodles taste is very similar to Pad Thai dishes! contains soft noodles, tasty chicken, and vegetables all mixed in a saucy mix of soy sauce, oyster sauce, and a hint of sweetness. Similar to the yummy vibes you get from Pad Thai. it’s a tasty and unique experience that you’ll love! In the movie, they used red pepper, dried tofu, and dried shrimp. To make it special for me, I switched the shrimp with chicken because I really love chicken and noodles together, they’re super tasty! Also, I replaced the red pepper with carrots. It was my first time trying carrots with noodles in one dish, and the taste was incredibly delicious!

Ingredients

  • 250g egg noodles
  • 1 cup diced chicken
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced onions
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili garlic sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Salt and pepper

How to Make Cry Baby Noodles

  1. Cook the egg noodles just like it says on the package. When they’re done, pour out the water and put the noodles to the side.
  2. In a small bowl, mix soy sauce, oyster sauce, chili garlic sauce, and brown sugar together. Put the mixture to the side.
  3. Heat some vegetable oil in a big pan. Add small bits of garlic, chopped onions, celery, and thinly sliced boiled carrots. Cook them until they smell really good.
  4. If you want to make it classic as mentioned in the movie, it’s time to add dried shrimp and dried fish tofu. To be honest, I tried it with these ingredients, but the taste wasn’t as delicious. Since I love chicken with noodles, I replaced the dried shrimp and dried fish tofu with chicken. Now, put in the chicken pieces. Cook them until they turn a little brown. and a little bit soft.
  5. Add the noodles to the pan, and then pour in the sauce you made earlier. Mix everything together until it’s all covered in sauce and warm.
  6. Sprinkle a little bit of salt and pepper. to make sure everything tastes just right.
  7. Lastly, You can Sprinkle some green onions and sesame seeds on top. Now, it’s time to enjoy.

Tips

  • You can make it more tastier if you Let the chicken sit in soy sauce and garlic for 15 minutes before cooking.
  • Add a bit of sesame oil at the end for a nice smell.
  • Use fresh vegetables and good-quality chicken for tastier noodles.
  • If you want to make it classic as mentioned in the movie, replace the chicken with dried shrimp and fish tofu.

Kitchen Equipment

  • Wok or large pan
  • Cooking pot for boiling noodles
  • Chopping board and knife
  • Small bowl for sauce mixing
  • Cooking utensils (tongs, spatula)

How to Store?

Got some leftover Cry Baby Noodles? Pop them into an airtight container and stash them in the fridge for two days. When you’re ready enjoy it again, just reheat them in the microwave or on the stove. Quick and delicious.

What to eat with Cry Baby Noodles?

Enjoy your Cry Baby Noodles with a cool cucumber salad it pairs so well! And for a drink, try a chilly ginger iced tea. or just a regular mint tea like Moroccan mint tea, or try Calamansi Juice, Filipino Style for the best Asian mix.

FAQ

Can I make Cry Baby Noodles without chicken?

Yes, the original recipes from the movies do not contain chicken, I just love to use chicken with noodles, So replace chicken with Dried shrimp and tofu.

What if I don’t like spicy food?

No worries! Adjust the spiciness by using less chili sauce, so it’s just right for you.

Can I use a different noodle type?

Of course, use your favorite noodle, As I change up this recipe to fit me, you can do it too.

Can I use something else instead of soy sauce?

You can try tamari instead.

What can I add for extra crunch?

Sprinkle some crispy fried onions or nuts on top.

Can I freeze Cry Baby Noodles?

It’s better to enjoy them fresh, but if you need to, freeze them without veggies for up to a month. Reheat and add fresh veggies later for the best taste!

Conclusion

Making this Cry Baby Noodles! Inspired by the Netflix movie “Hunger,” is really interesting. you must give it a try and don’t forget to change it as you fit, as I did. Don’t keep this delicious recipe to yourself, share it with your friends and family. And if you want more surprising recipes, don’t forget to subscribe to my blog.

Cry Baby Noodles

Cry Baby Noodles

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Cry Baby Noodles is a special dish featured in the Netflix movie "Hunger". The dish is super quick to make and has amazing flavors that mix spicy chili paste, soy sauce, and a little bit of sweetness.

Ingredients

  • 250g egg noodles
  • 1 cup diced chicken
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced onions
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili garlic sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Cook the egg noodles just like it says on the package. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, mix soy sauce, oyster sauce, chili garlic sauce, and brown sugar together. Set aside.
  3. Heat vegetable oil in a pan. Add garlic, onions, celery, and cook until fragrant.
  4. Add chicken and cook until slightly brown and soft.
  5. Add the noodles to the pan, then pour in the sauce. Mix well.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Optionally, garnish with green onions and sesame seeds before serving.

Notes

  • You can make it tastier if you let the chicken sit in soy sauce and garlic for 15 minutes before cooking.
  • Add a bit of sesame oil at the end for a nice smell.
  • Use fresh vegetables and good-quality chicken for tastier noodles.
  • If you want to make it classic as mentioned in the movie, replace the chicken with dried shrimp and fish tofu.

Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 260Total Fat 13gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 10gCholesterol 50mgSodium 754mgCarbohydrates 24gFiber 2gSugar 5gProtein 12g

Nutrition automatically generated.

 

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