Solo: Sweet & Sour Noodles

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Solo: Sweet & Sour Noodles

Sweet & sour marinated beef with egg noodles & a cucumber, carrot & bell pepper salad.

Ingredients to serve 1

  • ½ clove x garlic – peel, grate finely & chop
  • 1 tbsp x sweet & sour sauce
  • 1 tbsp x oyster sauce
  • 7.5g x ginger – peel & chop finely
  • 150g x beef strips – season with salt & pepper
  • ¼ x cucumber – slice thinly & cut slices into quarters
  • ½ x carrots – peel & trim ends
  • ¼ x bell pepper – deseed & slice (½ cm)
  • 1 nest x egg noodles
  • 10g x peanuts – chop roughly
  • 2 tbsps x Corn Flour
  • Sunflower Oil (from your pantry)
  • olive oil (from your pantry)
  • Salt and Pepper (from your pantry)


Step 1

Preparation: Boil the kettle. Prepare all ingredients as indicated above.

Step 2

Sauce: Mix together the garlic, sweet & sour sauce, oyster sauce and ginger.

Step 3

Egg noodles: Place the noodles in a bowl, cover with boiling water and soak for 13-15 minutes until cooked, but with a slight bite. Drain. Using the same pan you used for the beef, turn the heat down to low. Add water (2 tbsp for 4; 1 tbsp for 2) and the egg noodles and mix through.

Step 4

Cucumber salad: Mix together the cucumber, carrots and bell pepper slices.

Step 5

Beef stir-fry: Season your beef strips with salt and pepper then coat in your cornflour. Proceed to shallow fry your beef strips in a large casserole pan over a med-high heat, works best if your oil is heated in the pan before adding your beef strips. Remember not to overcrowd your pan and transfer your crisp beef to a plate lined with paper towel. Once done, decant the oil in your pan add a good few glugs of olive oil, add your sauce and once it bubbles vigorously add your cooked noodles and fry and mix for 1-2 minutes.

Step 6

Serve by mixing the beef through the egg noodles, top with the peanuts and serve the salad on the side.