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Chinese Fried Noodles

1 pkg Ramen noodles, broken up in package
1/4 cup chopped onions
1/4 cup chopped green peppers
1/4 cup sliced mushrooms
1 egg

Optional:
1/4 cup diced cooked pork or bacon bits
1/4 cup diced tofu
2 Tbsp slivered almonds

Break noodles in half while still in package.

In a small saucepan, boil noodles in 2 cups of water for five minutes.

When noodles are done, put into a strainer, rinse with warm water and let drain for a few minutes, shaking the water out to make it as dry as possible.

While this is boiling, slice mushrooms into thin slices and chop onions and peppers into medium-sized pieces.

In a small frying pan, fry an egg in a teaspoon of oil, break the yolk and scramble or fry, then cut into small pieces.

In a larger frying pan or wok, heat a Tbsp of oil on high heat until it almost starts to smoke. If you are using meat, saute to taste before turning up heat. Throw in vegetables, mushrooms and almonds, if used. Stir fry, tossing often, for two minutes, then throw in fried egg pieces and stir fry for another 30 seconds.

Drop drained noodles on top of this mixture and quickly sprinkle with contents of flavor packet, then toss and stir together until well mixed, for a minute or so.

Take off heat immediately, serve in a rice bowl or plate and season to taste with soy sauce.

The Book of Ramen