Chinese Crispy Noodle with Beef

January 26, 2023  Cambodian Chef Avatar
Chinese Crispy Noodle with Beef

The Chinese Crispy Noodle with Beef is a delectable stir-fry dish that combines crispy chow mein noodles with tender marinated beef, an array of colorful vegetables, and a savory chicken-based sauce. The key to this dish’s appeal lies in the contrast of textures—some of the noodles remain soft, while others turn wonderfully crispy through pan-frying rather than deep-frying.

To prepare the dish, chow mein noodles are fried in a non-stick pan until they achieve a crispy golden exterior. These crispy noodles are then set aside on a plate, ready to soak up the flavorful sauce.

The marinated beef, seasoned with oyster sauce and rice wine, is stir-fried until it is nearly cooked through. Then, an assortment of vegetables including baby bok choy, bell pepper, onion, carrot, and celery are added to the pan. They are stir-fried together until tender, creating a colorful and vibrant mix of flavors and textures.

The sauce, a crucial element of the dish, is a blend of minced garlic, chicken broth (or vegetable broth), oyster sauce, cornstarch, soy sauce, sugar, and black pepper. This sauce provides a savory and aromatic flavor profile that coats the meat and vegetables, creating a harmonious blend of tastes.

To serve, the meat and vegetable mixture is poured over the crispy noodles, allowing the sauce to soak into the noodles while still maintaining their delightful crispiness. It’s important to note that the crispy noodles should be served right away, as they are best enjoyed fresh.

The Chinese Crispy Noodle with Beef offers a delightful balance of textures and flavors, making it a favorite for those who appreciate the contrast between crispy and tender elements in a dish. The combination of marinated beef, colorful vegetables, and savory sauce over crispy noodles creates a satisfying and visually appealing meal.


1 package of chow mein noodle will serve 4 people
1/2 lb (450 gram) of beef ( marinate it with oyster sauce and rice wine)
2 or 3 baby bok choy
1/2 bell pepper
½ onion
1 carrot
1 stalk of celery


2 cloves of garlic minced or 1 tablespoon of chopped garlic
2/3 cup of chicken broth, vegetable broth.
1 tablespoon of oyster sauce
1 tablespoon of corn starch
2 tablespoon of soy sauce
1 tablespoon of sugar or less
1/4 t of black pepper
Mix sauce in a bowl set aside.

Directions to make Chinese Crispy Noodle with Beef

  1. Heat 3 tablespoon of oil in none stick fry pan, fry the noodle until it is crispy on one side then turn over fry the other side till golden crispy. Set aside on a plate
  2. In the same fry pan heat 1 tablespoon of oil till hot add garlic stir fry till brown, add meat stir fry till almost done
  3. Add vegetables stir fry till tender
  4. Add sauce to pan mix well till the meat and vegetables are done and tender.
  5. Turn the heat off.

To serve the crispy Noodle pour the meat mixture over the crispy noodle and serve hot.

Note don’t cook the noodle ahead for too long it will not taste good. Crispy Noodle need to be served right away.


Related Recipe: Homemade Thai Beef Salad

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 4

Calories Per Serving: 401

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏38g 14%
Cholesterol ‏51mg 17%
Total Fat ‏18g 23%
Saturated Fat ‏3g 15%
Dietary Fiber ‏3g 11%
Protein ‏24g 48%
Sodium ‏890mg 39%
Sugars ‏6g 12%


15 min


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