Sweet Chilli Hoisin Beef Noodles
with Green Beans and Peanuts
These Sweet Chilli Hoisin Beef Noodles are a crowd pleaser and one to get the family round the dinner table for. Super simple to make, and easily customised to suit the kids too.
Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites. Due to the war in Ukraine, it has been necessary to substitute sunflower oil with rapeseed oil in some products without a label change. The FSA have advised that allergic reactions to rapeseed oil are rare.
Egg Noodle Nest
(Contains Egg, Cereals containing gluten)
(Contains Peanut May contain Nuts)
Sweet Chilli Sauce
(Contains Cereals containing gluten, Soya)
Not included in your delivery
Water for the Sauce
a) Boil a full kettle.
b) Trim the green beans, then cut into thirds. Heat a drizzle of oil in a large frying pan on medium-high heat.
c) Once hot, add the beef mince and beans. Fry until browned and tender, 5-6 mins. Use a spoon to break it up as it cooks.
d) Drain and discard any excess fat, then season with salt and pepper. IMPORTANT: Wash your hands and equipment after handling raw mince. It's cooked when no longer pink in the middle.
a) Meanwhile, pour the boiled water from your kettle into a large saucepan with 1/4 tsp salt on high heat.
c) Add the noodles and cook until tender, 4 mins.
d) Once cooked, drain in a sieve and run under cold water to stop them sticking together.
a) Meanwhile, peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press).
b) Cut the lime into wedges.
c) Crush the peanuts in the unopened sachet using a rolling pin.
d) Once the beef is cooked, stir in the garlic and ginger puree and cook until fragrant, 1 min more.
a) Stir the hoisin sauce, sweet chilli sauce, soy sauce and water for the sauce (see pantry for amount) into the beef.
b) Bring to the boil, stirring, then lower the heat.
c) Simmer until thickened and sticky, 2-3 mins.
a) Add the cooked noodles to the pan and toss to coat in the sticky sauce.
b) Squeeze in some lime juice from a lime wedge.
c) Add a splash of water if it's a little too thick.
a) Share your hoisin beef noodles between your bowls.
b) Sprinkle over the peanuts and serve with any remaining lime wedges for squeezing over.