*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
               Cha Jang Mein (Noodles with Black Bean Sauce)
 Recipe By     : Lisa Oh (lisa_o@msn.com)
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:45
 Categories    : Ethnic: Chinese
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/4  pound         pork
      1/4  pound         raw shrimp -- optional
    1      tablespoon    soy sauce
    1      tablespoon    rice wine
    1      tablespoon    chopped ginger
    1      teaspoon      chopped garlic
    3      medium        onions -- chopped
    2      medium        zucchini -- chopped
      3/4  cup           oyster, shiitake, or straw mushrooms -- chopped
    1      cup           cha jang (black bean paste, not sauce!)*
                         oil or shortening
    1      cup           chicken broth
    1      tablespoon    corn starch
    1      tablespoon    water
                         fresh chinese noodles -- cooked
 *Look for this at a Chinese or a Korean Market.  No substitutes!
 1.  Cut the pork into small pieces.  Mariate in soy sauce, rice wine, ginger, 
 and garlic.  Set aside.  If using shrimp, shell, devein and salt lightly.  Set 
 2.  In a wok, over high heat, stir fry the onion and zucchini.  Depending on 
 the size of the wok, you might have to do it in batches.  Remove and set 
 3.  Heat the shortening or oil in the wok.  The amount varies, depending upon 
 the amount of the black bean paste, but don't be too stingy with the oil.  
 Dump the paste in the wok, stirring quickly to avoid burning.  Stir for 
 approximately 2 -3 minutes.  
 4.  Add the pork and stir fry till it is cooked, approximately 1 - 2 minutes.  
 Add the vegetables and mix.  
 5.  Add the chicken broth.  Bringt to a boil.
 6.  Add the shrimp, if using, and mix.  
 7.  Mix the corn starch and water.  Add it to the wok and stir til thickened 
 and bubbly..
 8.  Serve immediately over cooked  noodles.
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 NOTES : The ingredient measurements are approximate, since exact measurements 
 are not necessary.  Adjust to your taste.  Enjoy!