Asian Beef Noodles

Asian Beef Noodles

Rating
5.00rating out of 5

(812 reviews from our customers)

Prep Time

35 min

Cuisine

Chinese

Use within

5-6 days

These warm, sweet, gingery beef noodles are served with a slightly unusual side: ‘smacked cucumber', a traditional Chinese salad that’s as enjoyable to make as it is to eat.

Prep Time

35 min

Cuisine

Chinese

Use within

5-6 days

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In Your Box
Ingredients for 2 people (double for 4)
cucumber
1/2 cucumber
garlic-clove
1 garlic clove
fresh-ginger
15g root ginger
Minute-steaks
2 British minute steaks
Red-chilli
1 red chilli
rice-vinegar
2 tbsp rice vinegar
Sesame-oil
2 tbsp toasted sesame oil †
Soy-sauce-sachet
4 soy sauce sachets (32ml) †
Spring-onion
1 spring onion
Wheat-noodle-nests-(1)
3 wheat noodle nests (150g) †
You Will Need
Salt, sugar, vegetable oil

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • cucumber
  • garlic clove
  • fresh root ginger
  • British thick flank steaks
  • red chilli
  • rice vinegar
  • toasted sesame oil<strong>†</strong>
  • soy sauce sachet<strong>†</strong>
  • spring onions
  • wheat noodle nests<strong>†</strong>
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 796 kJ
189 kcal
2757 kJ
656 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
8.5 g
2.3 g
29.3 g
7.8 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
17.2 g
1.7 g
59.6 g
5.8 g
Fibre 1.4 g 4.8 g
Protein 10.9 g 37.9 g
Salt 0.9 g 3.13 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
cucumber
garlic clove
fresh root ginger
British thick flank steaks
red chilli
rice vinegar
Rice, salt, water
toasted sesame oil
soy sauce sachet
Water, soya beans, roasted wheat, wheat, salt, alchohol (ethanol)
spring onions
wheat noodle nests
Wheatwheat flour water, salt, raising agent
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (sesame, wheat-gluten, soya)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Asian Beef Noodles

Lay the cucumber flat on your chopping board and use a rolling pin to bash it so that it splits and breaks up (some force is required)

Tip: Wear an apron as the juices will splatter!

Cut the broken cucumber into rough bite-size pieces

2 Asian Beef Noodles

Boil a kettle

Peel and finely chop (or grate) the garlic

Toss the cucumber with 1/2 tsp (1 tsp) salt and the chopped garlic in a sieve and set aside over a bowl

3 Asian Beef Noodles

Peel (scrape the skin off with a teaspoon) and finely chop the ginger

Slice the chilli(es) in half lengthways, scrape the seeds out (with a teaspoon) and chop finely

Combine the ginger, chilli, rice wine vinegar and soy sauce with 1 1/2 tbsp (3 tbsp) sugar and 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) vegetable oil

4 Asian Beef Noodles

Add the noodles to a pot of salted boiling water over a high heat

Boil for 4-6 min until cooked through but with a slight bite

Meanwhile, chop the spring onion(s), discarding the root ends

Once cooked, drain and return them to the pan off the heat

5 Asian Beef Noodles

Meanwhile, pat the steaks dry with kitchen towel and then rub with 1 tsp (2 tsp) vegetable oil and season generously with salt

Heat a wide-based, dry pan (preferably non-stick) on a high heat and once hot, cook the steaks on each side for 1 min

Transfer the cooked steaks to a clean board, cover with a tea towel and rest for 5 min, reserving the pan

6 Asian Beef Noodles

Return the pan to a low heat (leave it to cool slightly if it's very hot)

Add the ginger chilli sauce and cook for 1 min or until starting to bubble and caramelise

Once bubbling, tip the noodles in and mix well to coat them in the sauce, then remove from the heat

7 Asian Beef Noodles

Slice the steak very thinly (against the grain)

Add the steak, any resting juices, spring onion and sesame oil and toss everything together

8

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Serve the warm noodles with the smacked cucumber to the side

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