1 ½ tbsp olive oil 1 ½ tsp toasted sesame oil 2 tbsp very thinly sliced garlic 2 tsp crushed red pepper 1 ½ lbs broccoli rabe, trimmed, leafy tips discarded, and cut on the diagonal into 1-inch length ¼ cup Chinese rice wine or sake, mixed with 3 tbsp water
1 lb soba, cooked until just tender, rinsed under warm water, and drained
Sweet Soy Sauce; mix together
3 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp water 1 ½ tsp sugar
¾ cup toasted pine nuts (optional)
1. Heat a wok or a heavy skillet over medium heat. Add bot the oils and heat until hot, about 30 seconds. Add the garlic and red pepper and stir-fry until the garlic is lightly golden, about 30 seconds. Add the broccoli rabe, turn up the heat to high, and add the rice wine mixture. Stir-fry for 30 seconds, then cover and cook for 1 ½ to 2 minutes, or until the broccoli is tender.
2. Add the noodles, sweet soy sauce mix, and pine nuts, if using, and stir-fry to blend. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve.