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Simple steak and glass noodle stir-fry

Recipe from: 16 November 2010

Ingredients 12
Servings 2
Time 5 mins


  • 1/2
    packet of glass noodles
  • 15
    cooking oil
  • 1
    small onion, sliced
  • 2
    garlic, crushed
  • 1
    chilli, chopped(remove seeds for a mild heat)
  • 1
    large courgette,thinly sliced with vegetable peeler
  • 2
    carrots, julienned
  • 1/4
    cucumber, cut into batons
  • 300
    rump steak, cooked medium rare and sliced
  • 30
    soy sauce
  • 30
    oyster sauce
  • handful


15 mins
Pour boiling water over the glass noodles and stand for 5 minutes, then refresh with cold water.

In a HOT oiled wok, fry the onion, garlic and chilli briefly.

Add the courgette ribbons, carrots and cucumber to the wok and fry for 2 minutes.

Add the steak strips and heat through.

Pour the sauces around the sides of the wok and toss through, together with the noodles.

Add more soy sauce if needed.

Remove from the heat and add the coriander.


If you are using raw steak, fry the steak first in the hot wok, then remove and continue frying the remaining ingredients, add back into the wok when it's time to add the sauces etc.

Substitute steak with shredded left-over chicken and add peanuts and sprouts.

Or substitute steak with left-over lamb chops. Replace the coriander with mint and soy/oyster sauce with sweet chilli or plum sauce and toss witht he sliced up meat.

Reprinted with the permission of Bits of Carey. To visit Bits of Carey's blog click here.


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