Our Chili Garlic Noodles use only five simple ingredients and bring dinner to your table in 20 minutes or less. We stir-fry brown rice ramen noodles with chili paste, LOTS of garlic, soy sauce, and plenty of scallions. What results is a simple Asian noodle packed with spice and flavor.
Fill a shallow skillet with high sides with water. Brign to a boil. Add the ramen noodles. Cook according to the package. Reserve 1/2 cup of the starchy pasta water. Drain noodles and rinse under cold water.
Heat a large skillet to a medium heat. Add oil. Add garlic and the whites of the scallion if using. Saute until the garlic softens, about 2-3 minutes. DO NOT LET THE GARLIC BROWN!
Whisk soy sauce, chili paste, and pasta water togethe in a small bowl. Add the noodles to the garlic. Toss to combine. Add the chili paste mixture to the noodles. Toss to combine. Add the tops of the green onion. Toss again. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Add more chili paste or pasta water if necessary.