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These Noodles Taste Better Than Takeout

By Hadiza Lawal 03 June 2018   |   1:00 pm

This simple noodle dish is tasty and a lot healthier than takeout. The secret to the noodle dish lies in the actual sauce. That’s why I have created a sauce base that makes these noodles better than your takeout. It’s also a combination of sweet and savoury and that’s what we love most about it.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsps sesame oil
  • 1 thumb-sized ginger, minced
  • 1/3 cups soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 -2 tbsp sambal oelek chilli paste
  • 1 tbsp schezuan sauce
  • 1-2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 beef skirt steak, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 medium-sized carrot, sliced
  • 3-4 medium-sized mushrooms, sliced
  • Chives, diagonally sliced
  • Extra vegetables of choice
  • Chinese noodles, thinly cooked and drained

Method

  1. In a wok, add sesame oil and beef skirt steak. Stir-fry until cooked.
  2. Add vegetables and stir-fry.
  3. In a bowl, combine all other ingredients (soy sauce, oyster sauce, chilli paste, schezuan sauce, ginger and brown sugar).
  4. Pour sauce mixture over beef and vegetables and let simmer a few seconds.
  5. Add in noodles and toss to coat evenly.
  6. Add chives and stir-fry for a few more seconds.
  7. Garnish with more chives and serve hot.
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