Zhajiang mian

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Zhajiang mian

Zhajiang mian (lit. "fried sauce noodles") is a northern Chinese dish consisting of thick wheat noodles topped with a mixture of ground pork stir fried with fermented soybean paste.

In Beijing cuisine, yellow soybean paste is used, while in Tianjin and other parts of China sweet noodle sauce, hoisin sauce , or doubanjiang may be used in place of the yellow soybean paste. In the cuisines of Beijing, Tianjin, and northeastern China, the soybean paste is stir fried and oil is not used.

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Unlike Korean jajangmyeon, cornflour is not used to thicken the sauce.

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