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Crispy noodle cake with stir-fried beef

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 1
From Ready Steady Cook


  1. To make the crispy noodle cake, stir the soy sauce and sesame oil into the cooked noodles. Heat the vegetable oil in a small frying pan, add the noodles and cook for three minutes on each side. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper.

  2. To make the stir-fried beef, heat the vegetable oil in a frying pan, add the spring onion and cook for two minutes. Add the garlic, chilli and ginger and cook for one minute. Add the beef and stir fry for 1-2 minutes. Stir in the sugar snap peas.

  3. To serve, pour the stir-fried beef onto the crispy noodle cake.


For the crispy noodle cake

  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 125g/4½oz egg noodles, cooked and drained
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil

For the stir-fried beef

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 spring onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • ¼ red chilli, finely chopped
  • pinch ground ginger
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 100g/3½oz sirloin beef, thinly sliced
  • 75g/2½oz sugar snap peas

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