November 13, 2012

Spicy Beef Noodles

Spicy Beef Noodles

Try this simple spicy beef noodle recipe at home and enjoy it with your love ones.

Ingredients (serves 4):
  • 180g dried rice stick noodles
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) peanut or vegetable oil
  • 500g beef strips
  • 4 tbs (100g) red curry paste
  • 250g baby corn, halved lengthways
  • 2 tbs fish sauce
  • 3 tsp caster sugar
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) beef stock or water
  • 6 kaffir lime leaves, finely shredded (see Notes)
  • 1/2 cup (75g) roasted peanuts, chopped (optional)
  • Coriander sprigs and lime halves, to serve

Directions: 
  1. Soak noodles in a large bowl of boiling water, covered, for 5 minutes or until just soft. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon oil in a wok over high heat. 
  3. Add half the beef and stir-fry for 1-2 minutes to brown. Remove and set aside, then repeat with another tablespoon of oil and remaining beef. 
  4. Stir-fry curry paste and remaining oil in the wok for 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add beef and corn, and stir-fry for 1 minute. Add fish sauce, sugar, stock and lime leaves, and stir-fry for 1 minute. A
  5. dd noodles and nuts, if using, and toss to heat through. Serve with coriander and lime.