Chinese chilli beef

    50 min

    This chilli beef is quick, easy and delicious! This recipe uses Chinese five spice, spring onions and sweet chilli stir-fry sauce for a great flavour!

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    Serves: 2 

    • 300g beef steak, very thinly sliced
    • 2 tablespoons cornflour
    • 1 dessertspoon Chinese five spice
    • 100ml vegetable oil
    • 1 red pepper, thinly sliced
    • 3 spring onions, thinly sliced
    • 300g fresh noodles
    • 200ml sweet chilli stir-fry sauce

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. In a bowl, combine the beef, cornflour and five spice and mix to coat the meat.
    2. Heat the oil in a frying pan at a high heat until a piece of beef sizzles as soon as it is dropped into the pan.
    3. Fry the beef until brown and cooked to taste, then move onto a piece of kitchen paper using a slotted spoon to leave behind the oil.
    4. Pour away all but a teaspoon of the oil and return to the heat, adding in the pepper and onion and fry for 1 minute.
    5. Move the pepper and onion onto the kitchen paper and pour away all of the oil.
    6. Heat the noodles in the pan over a lower heat until hot and serve onto plates.
    7. Heat the sweet chilli sauce in the pan until piping, tip in the beef, peppers and onion and stir through.
    8. Pour the beef over the noodles and enjoy!

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    Simple and delicious, everyone loved it. Will become a regular evening meal when short of time.  -  06 May 2014


    Lovely, ticks all the right boxes when you fancy Chinese but don't want the calories of a take away.  -  20 Oct 2015


    This was amazing, first time cooking Chinese and had with chilli beef and sweet and sour pork filet. Quite easy but have all you need to hand at the start of cooking.  -  14 Jun 2016