Noodles tossed in a flavourful mixture of soy sauce and crispy fried spring onions. Shanghai fried noodles is a dish made from Shanghai-style noodles, which can be found in most Chinese food markets. The more commonly known Japanese udon can be used as a substitute. The noodles are typically stir-fried with beef cutlets, bok choy, and onion, or with pork and Chinese yellow chives. Shanghai Noodles (Cu Chao Mian) These Chinese fried noodles feature thinly sliced pork, cabbage, garlic, ginger, green onions, and a sauce that will make your mouth water. Quick and easy to make, they're perfect for a weeknight meal.