Noodles are the basis for many a Chinese dish, including the Americanized chow mien (or "cooked noodles" in Chinese), noodles in broth, noodles with wonton soup, noodles with air. After all, with a light, airy consistency they're the perfect complement for savory dishes like kung pao chicken and beef and broccoli with soy sauce.
Learn a new Chinese noodle dish with this recipe from Mark Bittman of The Minimalist. Bittman teaches you how to make egg noodles boiled in a savory soy broth. Bittman adds an unexpected condiment, ketchup, to enhance the flavor.