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Seared Beef and Ginger noodles
  • 500g lean rump beef, sliced thinly into strips
  • 1 bunch Chinese broccoli, roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Chinese Five Spice*
  • 300g precooked noodles
  • 1 small red chilli, sliced thinly
  • cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon of ginger, peeled and cut into matchsticks
  • 1 stick of lemongrass, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower oil
  • 100g snowpeas, sliced
  • 150g canned baby corn, rinsed and drained
  • 6 spring onions, sliced
  • juice of half a lime
  • 2 tablespoon reduced-salt soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons dry roasted unsalted peanuts, chopped
  • 1 bunch fresh coriander, finely chopped
  1. Mix the beef and five spice in small bowl, set aside to marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Soften the noodles in boiling water following instructions on packet.
  3. Brush a non-stick frypan or wok with oil, add the chili, garlic, ginger and lemongrass and cook on medium heat for 1 minute. Remove and set aside.
  4. Rebrush non-stick frypan or wok with remaining oil, add marinated beef and cook over high heat for 1 minute until just browned. Use a wok turner to quickly move the meat around the pan/wok.
  5. Return the chili mixture to the pan, mix through the meat, add the Chinese broccoli, snow peas, baby corn and half the spring onions. Stir-fry for 1-2 minutes.
  6. Add the drained noodles, mixing well through the meat and vegetables. Remove from heat.
  7. Pour in the lime juice, soy sauce and fish sauce and stir.
  8. Serve with garnish of peanuts, spring onions and coriander.


  • Chinese Five Spice is made up of cinnamon, fennel, aniseed, cloves and pepper.

Storage Suggestions

Can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. May be frozen for up to 3 months.

Equipment List

  • Chopping board
  • Large knife
  • Colander
  • Large bowl
  • Small bowls
  • Wok turner
  • Large non-stick frypan or wok

Nutrition Information

396g Quantity per serving Quantity per 100g
Energy 1407kJ 356kJ
Protein 33.0g 8.3g
Fat, total 11.5g 2.9g
— Saturated 2.2g 0.6g
Carbohydrate 20.8g 5.2g
— Sugars 4.6g 1.2g
Fibre 6.3g 1.6g
Sodium 1073mg 271mg