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Honey-Soy Beef & Noodles

Honey-Soy Beef & Noodles

with Roasted Cashews

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Sometimes you can’t go past the classics, like this beef stir-fry with a sweet and savoury sauce. With thin ramen noodles and colourful veggies, it tastes like a takeaway delight, but with the satisfaction of making it yourself!

Tags:Low Calorie
Allergens:GlutenSoyaSulphitesTree Nuts
Preparation Time25 minutes
Cooking difficultyLevel 1
Ingredients
serving amount
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount

1 knob

ginger

1 unit

lime

2 clove

garlic

1 unit

zucchini

1 bunch

Asian greens

1 bunch

coriander

1 unit

long red chilli

1 unit

carrot

½ packet

ramen noodles

(ContainsGlutenMay be presentEgg, Soya)

1 packet

beef mince

1 sachet

kecap manis

(ContainsGluten, Soya, Sulphites)

1 packet

roasted cashews

(ContainsTree Nuts)

Not included in your delivery

olive oil

1 tbs

honey

1 tbs

soy sauce (for the beef)

(ContainsGluten, Soya)

1 tbs

soy sauce (for the sauce)

(ContainsGluten, Soya)

2 tbs

water

Nutritional Valuesper serving
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per serving
Energy (kJ)2230 kJ
Fat14.2 g
of which saturates4.7 g
Carbohydrate61.7 g
of which sugars37.5 g
Protein34.7 g
Sodium1610 mg
The average adult daily energy intake is 8700 kJ
Utensils
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Chopping board
Grater
Knife
Medium Pan
Strainer
Large Non-Stick Pan
Small Bowl
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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Prep
Prep
1

Bring a medium saucepan of water to the boil. Finely grate the ginger. Zest the lime to get a pinch, then slice into wedges. Finely chop the garlic (or use a garlic press). Slice the zucchini into 1cm batons. Roughly chop the Asian greens. Roughly chop the coriander. Finely slice the long red chilli (if using). Grate the carrot (unpeeled).

Cook noodles
Cook noodles
2

Add the ramen noodles (see ingredients list) to the saucepan of boiling water. Cook for 4 minutes, or until soft. Drain and refresh under cold water.

Cook the beef
Cook the beef
3

Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a large wok or frying pan over a medium-high heat. Once hot, add the beef mince, ginger, garlic and lime zest and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes, breaking up with a wooden spoon, or until just browned. Add the honey and soy sauce (for the beef) and cook for 2-3 minutes, or until reduced. Transfer to a medium bowl.

Make sauce
Make sauce
4

In a small bowl, add the soy sauce (for the sauce), kecap manis and the water. Stir to combine.

stir-fry
stir-fry
5

Return the frying pan to a high heat with a drizzle of olive oil. When the oil is hot, add the zucchini and carrot and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes, or until tender. Add the Asian greens and stir-fry for 1 minute or until tender. Add the sauce mixture and cook, tossing, for 1 minute or until well combined. Add the honey-soy beef, ramen noodles and a good squeeze of lime juice. Toss together until heated through.

serve
serve
6

Divide the honey-soy beef noodles between plates. Top with the long red chilli (if using), coriander and roasted cashews. Serve the remaining lime wedges on the side. TIP: For the low-calorie option, serve with 1/2 the roasted cashews.