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Hoisin beef with noodles


Ingredients 11
Servings 4
Time 15 min


  • 4
    75g packets instant noodles
  • 3
    sunflower oil
  • 500
    free-range beef mince
  • 1
    thumb-sized piece of ginger, finely chopped
  • 5
    garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1
    packet spring onions, trimmed and quartered (finely chop the green ends for serving)
  • 2
    hoisin sauce
  • 1
    tamari soy sauce
  • 1
    balsamic vinegar
  • 200
    pak choy, roughly sliced
  • sesame oil


15 min
Tip the noodles into a large bowl. Cover with boiling water and leave for two minutes or until just cooked. Stir with a fork to loosen.

Heat 1 tbsp oil in a wok until very hot, add the mince and stir-fry, breaking up, until dry, browned and crispy. (If there is a lot of liquid, scrape the mince to sides of the wok and let the liquid cook away before continuing to stir-fry the mince.)

Tip into a bowl and set aside.

Add another tbsp oil to the wok and add the ginger, garlic and spring onion. Stir-fry for a minute or two until the spring onion is bright green and glossy.

Add the mince, hoisin sauce, balsamic, soy sauce and pak choy. Stir-fry until the mince is heated, the sauces are mixed through and the greens are wilted.

Serve immediately on noodles, sprinkle with chopped spring onions and season with sesame oil.

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