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How to make stir-fried beef noodle in 3 simple steps
September 09 2018, 12:43 AM
Stir-fried beef noodle - Beef chow fun is a staple Cantonese dish, made from stir-frying beef, hor fun (wide rice noodles) and bean sprouts.

Stir-fried beef noodle – Beef chow fun is a staple Cantonese dish, made from stir-frying beef, hor fun (wide rice noodles) and bean sprouts. It is commonly found in yum cha restaurants in Guangdong, Hong Kong, and even overseas, as well as in cha chaan tengs. Chow fun, or stir-fried hor fun (Shahe fen) noodles, is any number of different individual preparations (and could be compared to the number of pizza varieties in United States cuisine).


The main ingredient of this dish is hor fun noodles, which is also known as Shahe fen, originating in the town of Shahe in Guangzhou. Hor fun wide rice noodles, or Guangzhou Shahe fen, is a noodle that is said to have originated in the town of Shahe, now a subdistrict of the city of Guangzhou, China. (Hinsbergh) It is a wide, flat noodle that is cut into shape (qiefen.) The most common methods of cooking hor fun are in soup or stir-fried. Hor fun can be dry-fried (fried without sauce) or wet-fried (fried with a sauce).


The meat is marinated first. Then, the beef is seared in the wok. Other ingredients and hor fun noodles are added, then combined with the beef and sauce. The bean sprouts are then stir-fried with the rest of the chow fun until they are tender and the dish is ready to serve.  (Cre: Wiki)

Ingredients :

450g beef

450g dried, boiled to drain or can be used fresh noodles

1 scallion, cut into 10cm long pieces

Bean sprouts

¼ onion, finely chopped

To marinate meat

1 teaspoon of water

1 tablespoon soy sauce

½ teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon oyster sauce

1 teaspoon sesame oil

1 tablespoon cornstarch

½ tsp soy sauce

1 teaspoon black soy sauce (black soy sauce)

1 tablespoon vegetable oil soup

½ teaspoon sugar

Step 1

Cut the beef into thin slices, add into a bowl. Marinated meat with water, soy sauce, salt, oyster, sesame oil and cornstarch prepared. Mix well, marinate for 15 minutes for spices. Heat the pan up with a little vegetable oil, put the marinated beef until it is cooked.

Step 2

Take out the beef, wash the pan. Heat 1.5 tbsp vegetable oil, hot oil for onion and stir-fried noodles. Continue to add the noodle, stir well

Step 3

Add the cooked beef and mix it with the noodle for 30 seconds. Add onion, bean sprouts and fry for 30 seconds, then turn off the stove.

You can prepare your family’s Very fast, hygienic and delicious breakfast in just 20 minutes.

Nguyen Mai Huong

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