Asian-Style Beef Noodles Asian-Style Beef Noodles

Asian-Style Beef Noodles

An oriental-inspired quick stir-fry recipe with spring onions, ginger, noodles, oyster and hoisin sauce and Chinese 5 spice powder.

prep time
5 mins

cook time
20 minutes

4 people

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  • Carbs


  • Sugars


  • Fibre


  • Protein


  • Salt



  • 450g lean beef mince
  • 1-2 teaspoons soft brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Schezuan or oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 125ml water
  • 250g rice noodles
  • 2 tablespoons sesame or vegetable oil
  • 1 x 5cm piece fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 4 spring onions, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Chinese five-spice powder
  • 1-2 tablespoons cornflour
  • 1-2 tablespoons sweet sherry
  • Spring onions, shredded (to garnish)


  1. In a small bowl, mix together the sugar, sauces and water. Cover and set aside.
  2. Cook the noodles according to the packet instructions, drain and toss in half the oil.
  3. Heat the remaining oil in a large, non-stick wok or shallow frying pan. Add the ginger and spring onions and stir-fry for 30 seconds. Add the beef and stir-fry for 5-10 minutes until brown. Add the Chinese five-spice powder, sauces and stir-fry for a further 5-10 minutes. Season.
  4. Mix together the cornflour and the sherry, add to the wok or pan and stir gently.
  5. Serve on a bed of rice noodles garnished with the shredded spring onions.