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Spicy beef and noodles

Recipe from: 24 January 2013
spicy beef noodles

Ingredients 11
Servings 5
Time 00:10


  • 5
    packets PnP 2-minute noodles
  • 1
    glug vegetable oil - for frying
  • 1
    medium onion - finely sliced
  • 2
    ginger - garlic and chilli paste
  • 500
    beef mince
  • 3
    soya sauce
  • 60
    sweet chilli sauce
  • 100
    sprinkling peanuts (chopped peanuts)
  • 150
    bean sprouts
  • 50
    spring onions - chopped
  • 1
    coriander or basil leaves - fresh, to serve


Cook noodles (without flavour sachets) until tender, then set aside.

Heat oil and sauté onion until soft. Add paste and fry for a further minute. Set aside.

Sauté mince until browned, then return onion mix to pan.

Add soy and sweet chilli sauces, stir and cook to reduce.

Stir through half the peanuts and bean sprouts and remove from heat.

Serve noodles topped with mince, spring onions, bean sprouts, peanuts and coriander.

Note: Replace the beef with chicken or turkey mince. Add 1 tsp (5ml) Chinese five-spice powder for a sweeter, more fragrant mince. Serve the mince in iceberg lettuce cups as a great starter.

This recipe is sponsored by Pick n Pay and was created by Fresh Living magazine.

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