Szechuan Style Beef Noodles
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Egg Noodle Nest
(Contains Egg, Cereals containing gluten)
(Contains Cereals containing gluten, Soya)
a) Boil a full kettle.
b) Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press).
a) Meanwhile, heat a large frying pan on medium-high heat with a drizzle of oil.
b) Once hot, add the beef mince and sliced mushrooms.
c) Fry until the mince has browned and the mushrooms are cooked, 5-6 mins. Use a spoon to break it up as it cooks. IMPORTANT: Wash your hands and equipment after handling raw mince.
a) While the mince cooks, pour the boiled water into a large saucepan with 0.25 salt and bring to a boil.
b) Add the noodles and cook until tender, 4 mins.
c) Once cooked, drain in a sieve and run under cold water to stop them sticking together.
a) When the mince has browned, drain and discard any excess fat. Season with salt and pepper. IMPORTANT: The mince is cooked when no longer pink in the middle.
b) Add the garlic and fry for 1 min more.
c) Add the Szechuan paste, ketjap manis and soy sauce.
d) Simmer until thickened slightly, 2-3 mins.
a) Stir the cooked noodles into the sauce.
b) Taste and season with salt and pepper if needed.
c) Add a splash of water if the sauce is looking a little too thick.
a) Share your Szechuan beef noodles between your serving bowls.
Step 2 MOD: If you’ve chosen to get beef mince instead of pork, cook the recipe in the same way.