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Beef Chow Mein

Beef Chow Mein

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Chow Mein has got to be the runaway success dish of the Chinese takeaway restaurant worldwide. It’s getting a bit of a reputation as a slightly tired out dinner option, but our recipe elves have worked their magic to wake this dish up and give it a new lease on life! Fresh zingy veggies are studded through this meal – and it’s absolutely packed with flavour (and no MSG in sight). Perfect for a mid-week pick me up. Why not snap a pic of your finished meal, chuck a filter on it and post it to our Facebook? You can win brilliant stuff and together we can change the face of Chow Mein for the better!

Tags:Spicy
Allergens:SoyGlutenSesame

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Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking difficultyEasy
Ingredients
Serving amount
2
4
6
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
Serving amount
2
4
6

100 g

vermicelli noodles

200 g

beef mince

½ tsp

HelloFresh Chinese five spice

2 clove

garlic

1 knob

ginger

1

long red chilli

½ head

broccoli

100 g

red cabbage

100 g

snow peas

1 bunch

spring onions

Not included in your delivery

3 tbs

vegetable oil

2 tbs

soy sauce (or gluten-free tamari soy sauce)

(ContainsSoy, Gluten)

1 tbs

sesame oil

(ContainsSesame)

1 tbs

brown sugar

(May be present Gluten, Milk, Tree Nuts, Peanuts, Sesame, Soy)

salt

pepper

Nutritional Valuesper serving
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per serving
Energy (kJ)2320 kJ
Fat22.6 g
of which saturates6.5 g
Carbohydrate24.5 g
of which sugars4.3 g
Dietary Fibre0 g
Protein57.3 g
Sodium0 mg
The average adult daily energy intake is 8700 kJ
Utensils
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Knife
Pot
Strainer
Large Pan
Slotted Spoon
Bowl
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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1

Bring a pot of salted water to the boil and then add in the vermicelli noodles; cook for 3-4 minutes or until just cooked through. Strain and refresh the noodles with cold water. Roughly chop the noodles into short lengths with scissors or a knife and reserve for later.

2

Heat some oil in a wok over a high heat, add the beef mince and fry while using a spatula to break up the mince for about 4-5 minutes or until the mince is cooked through. Stir in the Chinese 5 spice and place aside for later. Add a little more oil to the wok along with the garlic, ginger, and chilli and cook for just under 1 minute or until aromatic. Now add in the broccoli, cabbage, snow peas, soy sauce, sesame oil; if you like a little sweetness add the brown sugar. Cook stirring for about 2-3 minutes. Add in the beef mince, boiled noodles and spring onion and stir to combine.

3

Divide the beef chow mein between serving bowls. Did you know? Headache after a long day? Good news! The lactic acid in cabbage lowers stress and promotes relaxation, giving you some relief from your headache - eat up!