Using ready cooked beef and noodles plus Chinese favourites, such as soy sauce, ginger and spring onions, this super speedy one-pan supper is great for throwing together after work. This recipe is a mouthwatering leftovers idea from our traditonal roast beef fillet dish.
The leftover meat needs to be thoroughly reheated until piping hot and should never be re-heated more than once.
Mix together the egg, cornflour, five spice powder and 2 pinches of salt in a medium bowl. Add the beef and turn to coat thoroughly.
In a small bowl, combine the sugar, rice wine vinegar and soy sauce. Set aside.
Heat the oil in a wok or large non-stick frying pan. Fry the beef in a few batches for 3 minutes per batch. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper.
Once all the beef is cooked, add the carrot and pepper to the wok and stir fry for 3 minutes. Then add the ginger, spring onions and red chilli. Cook for a further minute, add the soy sauce mixture and simmer for a minute. Now add the beef and noodles, stir until heated right through. Serve immediately.
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Please note that 200g (7oz) of beef is not included in the shop ingredients list as this is a leftover, so you will need to enter the product in your shopping basket if making this recipe from scratch.
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