Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Rice & Noodles)

Beef Noodles in Bean Gravy Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 6-8

6 squares

1 tablespoon

250 g

125 g


2 cloves


1 dessert spoon

1 teaspoon

2 tablespoons


Marinade :

1/2 teaspoon

1/4 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon


Seasoning :

300 ml

2 teaspoons

1 teaspoon

1/4 teaspoon

1/4 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

Dried egg noodles


Beef, thinly sliced against grain

Chives, cut into 4 cm sections; separate the white part from the green

Ginger, sliced and shredded

Garlic, chopped

Red chili, seeded and chopped

Fermented black beans, mashed

Cornstarch, blended with 2 1/2 tablespoons water

Oil, for cooking




Baking soda




Beef stock

Soy sauce



MSG (optional)

Sesame oil

Method :
  • Marinade beef slices for 30 minutes.

  • Lightly scald egg noodles in boiling water. Drain and toss in 1 tablespoon oil.

  • Heat a little oil in pan and fry noodles till browned. Remove onto a serving plate.

  • Heat 3 tablespoons oil in pan. Saut´┐Ż ginger, garlic, chili, fermented black beans and white parts of chives till fragrant.

  • Add beef and green parts of chives. Stir fry to mix.

  • Pour in stock and bring to boil.

  • Add the rest of the seasoning ingredients except sesame oil. Cook covered for about 1 minute.

  • Thicken gravy with cornstarch mixture. Stir in sesame oil.

  • Pour over the plate of noodles and serve hot.

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