Beef chow mein recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 15 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
  • 578 calories / serving
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Mix together 15ml (1tbsp) each soy sauce, rice wine , oyster sauce, with the sesame oil and the cornflour. Add the steak and leave to marinate for 20 minutes. Heat 15ml (1tbsp) the oil in a wok or large frying pan and when hot add the noodles and cook over a medium heat for 5 minutes until the underside is golden. Turn over the noodle cake and cook for a further 2-3 minutes, then transfer to a warmed plate.

Add the remaining oil to the wok and add the steak, garlic, ginger and spring onions, stir fry for 2-3 minutes, then add the mushrooms and mange tout and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add the beansprouts, remaining soy, Chinese wine and oyster sauce and heat through. Pour over the noodles and serve immediately.

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  • Ingredients

  • 300g (10oz) rump steak, cut into thin strips
  • 30ml (2tbsp) light soy sauce
  • 30ml (2tbsp) Chinese rice wine or dry sherry
  • 30ml (2tbsp) oyster sauce
  • 2.5ml (½ tsp) toasted sesame oil
  • 2 tsp cornflour
  • 30ml (2tbsp) sunflower oil
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 5ml (1tsp) freshly grated root ginger
  • 4 spring onions, sliced
  • 150g shiitake mushrooms, wiped and sliced
  • 100g (3½ oz) mange tout
  • 100g (3½ oz) beansprouts
  • 1 x 375g pack Tesco fresh egg noodles
  • Energy 2430kj 578kcal 29%
  • Fat 17g 24%
  • Saturates 4g 21%
  • Sugars 5g 5%
  • Salt 2.7g 45%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 70.4g Protein 30.9g Fibre 5.7g


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