Cantonese Soy Sauce Pan Fried Noodle Recipe

Turn your kitchen into a Chinese restaurant by making crispy pan fried noodles with juicy beef in a rich and savory sauce that tastes too good khổng lồ be true!

Beef pan fried noodles has always been one of my favorite dishes in Chinese restaurants. Those crunchy-fried noodles with the crispy texture. That heavenly brown sauce over the tender slices of beef, all mingling with a bed of crispy noodles and a medley of crunchy veggies. It’s a perfect meal that has everything you need lớn fill you up and satisfy your Chinese food craving.

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The recipe might look long, but I promise it is incredibly easy to cook. As with any recipe, it always helps khổng lồ get organized first. When you have everything ready khổng lồ go, it couldn’t be simpler to lớn prepare.

Most of the ingredients on the menu are for making that wonderful brown sauce. You’ll see it all come together so quickly. When added together, all the tastes và textures really satisfy!

What type of noodles khổng lồ use

I use Hong Kong pan fry noodles, which are fresh, thin noodles that are partially cooked and ready lớn use for pan frying without the need to boil them first. It’s the best type of noodles for this dish khổng lồ create heavenly crispy noodles. You can find them in the refrigerated section of your Asian market or even on Amazon, although they’re very expensive if you buy them online.

However, you can use other types of thin noodles lớn recreate this beef pan fried noodles recipe. I have notes further down on simple substitutions that you might already have in your kitchen, though if you can get your hands on the Hong Kong pan fry noodles, I highly recommend them.

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What type of beef khổng lồ use

I lượt thích to use beef flank steak or skirt steak for stir fries because they are slightly cheaper than the premium cuts but still produce a tender, juicy result.

Vegetables và aromatics

In my recipe, I use baby bok choy, yellow onion, and carrots, though you can easily customize it with whatever you have in your fridge. Aromatics like ginger and garlic are a must, though, for rendering that authentic flavor that makes you pull out the takeout menu for your favorite Chinese place up the street.

How khổng lồ cut baby bok choy for stir fry

To create the best evenly cooked texture, here is how I cut baby bok choy:

Tear apart the larger outer leavesChop the white parts into small bite-sized pieces và leave the green part intact or cut it into bigger bite-sized pieces (depending on the form size of the head)Keep the small tender leaves whole

When you’re ready lớn cook, your table should have the prepped ingredients below.

Cooking process

To cook beef pan fried noodles:

Use a generous amount of oil lớn pan fry the noodles until crispy and move them to a serving plateSear the beef & move it khổng lồ a plateSaute the aromatics & veggies that take longer to cookAdd the baby bok choyPour in the sauce and cook until it thickensAdd back the beef và mix. Pour the sauce và beef over the crispy noodles

With beef pan fried noodles, you can have dinner on the table well before any delivery would arrive. Even with marinating the beef, which is what gives it that melt-in-your-mouth texture. It all comes together in record time và is sure to be something you’ll make often from now on!

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