Chinese stir-fried beef noodles

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Stir-fry beef noodles
Stir-fry beef noodles
  • Serves: 4

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Mid-price

Ready in less than half an hour, this noodle dish is full of flavour from ginger and chilli to garlic and spring onions.


  • 450g (1lb) lean beef mince
  • 4tbsp soy sauce
  • 2tsp chilli sauce
  • 4tbsp dry sherry or rice wine
  • 1 x 5cm/2inch piece fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • 1-2tbsp sesame oil
  • 6 spring onions, finely chopped
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 100g (4oz) mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 x 150g packs of cooked noodles
  • 1 x 120g sachet sweet soy and roasted red chilli stir-fry sauce (or one of your choice)
  • Finely shredded fresh spring onions and chilli peppers, to garnish


  1. In a large bowl, mix the mince, soy and chilli sauce, sherry or rice wine, ginger and garlic together.
  2. Heat the oil in a large, non-stick wok or large frying pan. Add the beef and stir-fry for 5-10 mins until brown. Add the spring onions, red pepper and mushrooms and cook for 4-5 mins.
  3. Add the noodles and stir-fry sauce. Heat through for 2-3 mins tossing occasionally.
  4. Garnish with the spring onions and chillies before serving.

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